Thursday, September 1, 2016

Women Health: Menstrual Disorders -Menorrhagia - The Causes and Risk Factors of Secondary menorrhagia

Kyle J. Norton(Scholar, Master of Nutrients), all right reserved.
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Menorrhagia is defined as a condition of excessive bleeding in the menstruation phase of the menstrual cycle in the reproductive age of a woman leading to heavy blood loss that can interfere with the woman normal activities, as a result of disruption of normal hormonal regulation of periods or disorders of certain reproductive organs.

         The Causes and Risk Factors of Secondary menorrhagia  

1. Age
Women who are at the age of 40 - 50 may be experience abnormal menstrual cramps and pain and heavy than normal period as a result of approaching to the menopause stage. 

2. Medical conditions
Women with certain medical conditions, including pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), thyroid problems, endometriosis are at higher risk of menorrhagia. 

3. Intrauterine device (IUD)
Uncorrected use of Intrauterine device (IUD) can lead to menorrhagia. 

4. Reproductive diseases
Certain reproductive diseases, including Adenomyosis, Dysfunction of the ovaries, Uterine fibroids, etc., may cause hormonal imbalance and result in menorrhagia. 

5. Misscariage and etopical pregnancy
Misscariage and etopical pregnancy can lead to heavy bleeding. 

6. Vitamin K deficiency
Vitamin K is blood coagulation. Normally produced by bacteria in the intestine, women with intestine diseases may not produce enough vitamin K to stop the heavy flowing of blood during menstruation. 

7. Anemia
Women with the type of anemia having red blood cells breaking down faster than normal people, may also have heavy flowing of blood during menstruation caused by regular blood flow and breaking off of red blood cells thereby, reducing the coagulation function. 

8. Stress
Women who cannot adjust to events in life that are stressful, or seem to be stressful in their mind causes hormone imbalance resulting in overproduction of either estrogen or progesterone. 

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