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Treatment for Menstrual Disorders at Garnet Health

Most women are familiar with side effects of their monthly period. They cope with pain, mood swings, cramps, nausea -- or all! However, not everyone experiences regular menstruation. Difficult-to-manage symptoms and menstrual irregularities are physically and emotionally taxing before, during and after your cycle.  Garnet Health women’s services experts can help you manage your menstrual symptoms and identify if period irregularities are a symptom of a menstrual disorder.

From abnormal bleeding to PMS, menstrual disorders affect many women and can be a sign of an underlying health problem. Sharing your experiences is a great way to more fully understand your condition and take the path to improve your quality of life. At Garnet Health, we support women in Orange and Sullivan County, NY, with OB/GYN and women’s health services for every stage of life. Together, we’ll help you establish healthy guidelines, identify the care that’s needed and help maintain your well-being in an inviting, healing environment.

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For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact our Women’s Health Department
Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Symptoms, Causes & Treatments for Menstrual Disorders

Symptoms & Types

Women can experience a wide range of symptoms with menstrual disorders.

Physical symptoms:

  • Fatigue
  • Bloating
  • Swollen, painful breasts
  • Headaches
  • Constipation/diarrhea 
  • Nausea

Emotional symptoms:

  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Mood swings
  • Tension
  • Depression 
  • Confusion or the inability to concentrate

A normal menstrual cycle for you can be a completely different experience for another woman. If your symptoms are unmanageable or sporadic, you may have a menstrual disorder. These include:

  • Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) (heavy, light, or infrequent menstrual bleeding) 
  • Amenorrhea (no menstrual bleeding)
  • Irregular menstrual bleeding (bleeding between periods)
  • Dysmenorrhea (painful menstrual periods)
  • Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
  • Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)

Causes

Whether it’s irregular or like clockwork, your menstrual cycle can say a lot about your health. Common causes of menstrual irregularities include:

  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Structural abnormalities in the uterus, such as cysts, polyps and fibroids
  • Medical conditions
  • Pregnancy
  • Eating disorders

Treatment

A medical exam can lead to a personalized treatment plan to relieve your period symptoms and make your cycle more tolerable. From heavy bleeding to unmanageable mood swings, menstrual problems are wide-ranging but can be managed through precise diagnoses, treatment and aftercare. If your menstrual disorders are affecting your quality of life, reach out to your Garnet Health support team.

Garnet Health offers a variety of personalized therapies and treatment plans for women who are tired of their lives getting interrupted  by their periods. Our women’s health team strives to provide compassionate care to best address your health needs and concerns. 


Women’s care specialists at Garnet Health are ready to serve women in Orange and Sullivan County, NY. 
 

Women's Health at Garnet Health

Women's Health

Garnet Health is dedicated to providing a comprehensive center dedicated to women’s health services in Orange and Sullivan counties.

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