You can use home treatment for some
problems related to
abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB).
menstrual pain and heavy bleeding, you can use a
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), such as
over-the-counter ibuprofen. This type of medicine lowers
prostaglandins, which cause menstrual pain, and
reduces bleeding during your period. An NSAID works best when you start taking
it 1 to 2 days before you expect pain to start. If you don't know when your
period will start next, take your first dose of an NSAID as soon as bleeding or
premenstrual pain starts. Take regular doses of the NSAID, as directed.
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Irregular menstrual bleeding can lead to low levels of iron in the blood.
This condition is known as
anemia. You can prevent
anemia by increasing the amount of iron in your diet.
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