Inherited bleeding disorders such as Von Willebrand's disease or a platelet function disorder Medications, such as anti-inflammatory and anticoagulants Other health conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), thyroid disorders, endometriosis, and liver or kidney disease.
Abnormalities of platelet function, such as von Wille-brand's disease, appear to be more prevalent in women with menorrhagia than in the general population. Prevalence of von Willebrand's disease in women with menorrhagia varies from 5 to 24 percent.There are no data suggesting that a lower quality of life occurs more commonly in women with menorrhagia .
Tranexamic acid (Lysteda), when taken at the time of bleeding, is a medication which aids in the reduction of blood loss Oral contraceptives aid in menstrual cycle regulation and decrease bleeding duration and quantity Oral progesterone is used to treat hormonal imbalance and decrease bleeding. Hormonal IUD thins the lining of the uterus and decreases bleeding amount.
Major research on disease:
Do submucous myoma characteristics affect fertility and menstrual outcomes in patients underwent hysteroscopic myomectomy.Iron supplementation to treat anemia Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs) to treat dysmenorrhea (painful menstrual cramps) and aid in blood loss reduction. NSAIDs include ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others) or naproxen (Aleve). At times, bleeding risk can increase while taking NSAIDs