Are you bothered by the amount of bleeding or the pain that you have during your period? Does your period make you feel depressed, tired or moody?
Do you change your pad or tampon more often than every one or two hours? Does your period last more than a full week?
If so, you may have heavy menstrual bleeding, also known as menorrhagia, a condition that affects 1 out of every 5 women. Take this quiz to find out if your heavy periods are a medical condition.
Take the Quiz
Complete the quiz to find out whether your heavy periods could be a medical problem. If you answer "yes" to any of the questions below (especially if you are over 35 years old), make an appointment to see your doctor. You may have heavy menstrual bleeding or another medical condition that needs attention.