Adenomyosis: Pain and Causes

Adenomyosis: Pain and Causes

What is Adenomyosis? According to the Mayo Clinic, Adenomyosis occurs when the tissue that normally lines the uterus (endometrial tissue) grows into the muscular wall of the uterus. The displaced tissue continues to act normally — thickening, breaking down and bleeding — during each menstrual cycle. An enlarged uterus and painful, heavy periods can result. Symptoms […]

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

What is normal uterine bleeding? The normal length of a woman’s menstrual cycle is usually 24-35 days. Normal uterine bleeding lasts about a week. What is considered abnormal bleeding? Any time outside of a woman’s menstrual cycle that uterine bleeding occurs, it is considered abnormal. Examples of Menorrhagia (heavy periods) may include: Bleeding or spotting […]