Category Archives: Menorrhagia

Novasure Procedure

Steps of the NovaSure procedure:   The NovaSure electrode array expands to conform to the contours of each patient’s uterine cavity.   The Cavity Integrity Assessment is performed using a small amount of CO2.   NovaSure endometrial ablation delivers RF … Continue reading

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In-office Permanent Treatment for Menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding)

Heavy menstrual bleeding or menorrhagia, affects  one out of every 3-5 women. Many women suffer needlessly hoping that menopause will come soon.  Now there is an office procedure that will permanently decrease their menstrual flow and may even eliminate it … Continue reading

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Tranexamic Acid for Menorrhagia Significantly Improves Quality of Life

May 28, 2010 (San Francisco, California) — Women who took tranexamic acid (Lysteda, Ferring Pharmaceuticals) for heavy menstrual bleeding experienced significant improvements in quality of life after 3 cycles — and were more able to participate in social, leisure, physical, … Continue reading

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Stop having heavy periods (menorrhagia)

I am continually amazed at how many women in my practice describe their cycles as “normal”. While it may be their usual pattern to bleed for 5-7 days and need to curtail their work or social lives, it is far from … Continue reading

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