Causes of Heavy menstrual periods

Causes of menorrhagia include:

Gynecological Disorders: Several different types of gynecological condition may cause heavier menstruation:

Systemic Disorders: Some types of systemic disorders and endocrine disorders may impact the female hormones, or affect the circulatory system, and cause heavy menstrual bleeding:

Medical Care Causes: Various drugs and treatments may cause heavy menstrual bleeding as a side-effect (in some women):

Bleeding Tendency: Heavy menstruation may indicate abnormal bleeding or poor coagulation disorders, such as:

Similar Symptoms: See also the possible causes of various related symptoms:

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