9 Highly Effective Solutions for Heavy Periods

A period is considered heavy when you’re losing about 5 tablespoons’ worth of blood—twice the average amount (seems like more than that, huh?). Other gauges: You’re replacing pads or tampons hourly or during the night, your period lasts more than 7 days, or your period messes with daily activities. Here, from simple to increasingly serious, is a range of ways to deal with the imbalances that may be at fault. (Balance your hormones and lose up to 15 pounds in just 3 weeks!)

Problem Solved: Heavy Periods

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Source: Prevention