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hypermenorrhea

 [hi″per-men″o-re´ah]
excessive menstruation; causes include uterine tumors, pelvic inflammatory disease, abnormal conditions of pregnancy, and endocrine disturbances. It may cause anemia. Called also menorrhagia.

hy·per·men·or·rhe·a

(hī'pĕr-men'ō-rē'ă), Do not confuse this word with polymenorrhea.
Excessively prolonged or profuse menses.
Synonym(s): menorrhagia
[hyper- + G. mēn, month, + rhoia, flow]

menorrhagia

(mĕn′ə-rā′jē-ə)
n.
Abnormally heavy or extended menstrual flow.

men′or·rha′gic (-jĭk) adj.

menorrhagia

(1) Abnormally heavy bleeding during normal menses intervals, but which lasts longer than usual.
(2) An excessive menstrual flow.

menorrhagia

Gynecology Excessive uterine bleeding at the regular menstrual times lasting longer than usual

hy·per·men·or·rhe·a

(hī'pĕr-men-ŏr-ē'ă)
Excessively prolonged or profuse menses.
Synonym(s): menorrhagia, menostaxis, hypermenorrhoea.
[hyper- + G. mēn, month, + rhoia, flow]

menorrhagia

Abnormally heavy and prolonged MENSTRUAL PERIODS. This is often due to an excessive buildup of the womb lining (the ENDOMETRIUM) but may be due to a spontaneous abortion or FIBROID TUMOURS. Cancer of the endometrium usually causes irregular bleeding, rather than menorrhagia. The condition can often be treated with the contraceptive pill.

Menorrhagia

Excessively heavy menstrual flow with cycles of normal length. It is also called hypermenorrhea.

hy·per·men·or·rhe·a

(hī'pĕr-men-ŏr-ē'ă)
Excessively prolonged or profuse menses.
Synonym(s): menorrhagia, menostaxis, hypermenorrhoea.
[hyper- + G. mēn, month, + rhoia, flow]
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The data used to analyze the potential predictors for therapeutic response were collected retrospectively, including age, T2 signal intensity ratio (T2SR), contrast-enhanced T1 signal intensity ratio (T1*SR), junctional zone-to-myometrial ratio (JZ-Myo ratio), serum cancer antigen 125 (CA125) level, uterine volume, morphological type, location, dysmenorrhea, menorrhagia, accompanying endometriosis, and accompanying leiomyoma.
Previous studies generally believed that patients with AM were more likely to see doctors at the age of 40 years due to symptoms such as dysmenorrhea and menorrhagia. The mean age of patients at diagnosis in the study is comparable to previous studies.
The IC values were as follows for the PTs menstruation delayed 28.2 (95% CI, 28.03-28.44), breast tenderness 12.38 (95% CI, 12.12-12.63), dysmenorrhea 9.7 (95% CI, 9.46-9.97), nipple disorder 4.8 (95% CI, 4.20-5.39), metrorrhagia 4.2 (95% CI, 3.96-4.43), menorrhagia 1.87 (95% CI, 1.57-2.16), premenstrual syndrome 1.52 (95% CI, -0.61-1.65), and breast enlargement 1.16 (95% CI, 0.38-1.93) (Table 1).
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Menorrhagia has a significant effect on the adolescent quality of life, daily school activity, and peer relationship.
Those excluded were patients who had contraindications for levonorgestrel intrauterine system and norethisterone use; pregnancy; post-menopausal bleeding; uterine neoplastic disease; patients with concomitant use of medications that could influence the study objectives including sex steroids, any treatment for menorrhagia (including tranexamic acid and NSAIDs); patients who had intramural or subserous fibroids of mean diameter > 4cm or submucous fibroids, adenomyosis, or endometrial abnormalities; and those with coagulation disorders, liver disease or pelvic inflammatory disease.
The result of the study showed that the most common menstrual irregularity was dysmenorrhea (22.6%) followed by menorrhagia (19.4%), oligomenorrhea (18.3%).
Birth control pills, a popular treatment for menorrhagia, contain ethinyl estradiol, which is 12,000 to 60,000 times stronger than human estradiol according to our friend William Clearfield, DO, in addition to the progestogens which block progesterone.
Traditional texts were included if they described the naturopathic treatment for endometriosis or associated symptoms such as dysmenorrhea and menorrhagia and where the author had a clear connection to the naturopathic profession.