When menstruation begins, some teens may not know the difference between typical menstrual bleeding and heavy menstrual bleeding. This video acts as a teen resource to walk them through menstruation and help them look for signs of an abnormal period.
During menstruation, the body increases the hormones in order to prepare for pregnancy. These hormones cause the lining of the uterus to thicken, which leads to menstrual bleeding. In this video, our gynecology experts talk about heavy menstrual bleeding, the reasons it may occur, and how they treat it.
To learn more, visit https://www.childrenscolorado.org/conditions-and-advice/conditions-and-symptoms/conditions/abnormal-menstrual-bleeding/
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