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Really hellish periods, can anyone help??

(6 Posts)
JuliaScurr Sun 04-Aug-13 19:03:32

some medics seem to expect us to put up with any old shite
try going back a few times, then look at alternative stuff, herbalism, nutritional, acupuncture etc

MaryRose Sun 04-Aug-13 19:00:23

I'm 36 so presumably I could have 10-15 more years of this aaaaahh! Think I must see GP

GobblersKnob Sun 04-Aug-13 18:58:47

Mine are only 3-4 days and not that heavy, but I still get all your other crap symptoms, it's horrible isn't it? I asked the gp and she just told me I was getting older and they would eventually stop, am only 30's hmm

LunaticFringe Sun 04-Aug-13 18:02:48

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Matildathecat Sun 04-Aug-13 15:27:50

Mirena works really well for me, no bleeds at all though it doesn't suit everyone. Otherwise back on the pill? Discuss with GP, sounds miserable.

MaryRose Sun 04-Aug-13 13:46:51

Came off the pill about a year ago as DH had the snip. Since then my periods have been getting gradually worse, they last for a week to ten days, are heavy but also in the first few days I now get an upset tummy, feel sick, suffer from awful headaches and generally feel knackered. Has anyone else experienced this and what can be done?

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