Menorrhagia — heavy or prolonged menstrual bleeding — can be a worrisome problem. Treatment options include medications and surgery.
Perimenopause — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatment, self-care of this life transition for women.
Uterine fibroids are noncancerous tumors of the uterus. Medical therapy and surgical procedures can shrink or remove uterine fibroids.
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