Heavy menstrual bleeding (previously called Menorrhagia) is a condition where a woman can have heavier than normal bleeding or the duration of her periods can be longer than normal. It is very rare that a woman becomes anemic but feeling tired, getting dehydrated are common symptoms of heavy menstrual bleeding. To read more on heavy menstrual bleeding and its causes, please visit our article ‘Heavy menstrual bleeding (Menorrhagia) – causes’.
Heavy menstrual bleeding, previously known as menorrhagia, can refer to any of the following among menstruating women:
a. Losing more blood during regular 5 days menstrual cycle
b. Periods lasting longer than 5 days.