For many pre-menopausal women in their 30s or 40s, heavy menstrual bleeding or abnormal bleeding is not uncommon. In fact, heavy bleeding affects about 10 million women, or 1 out of every 5 women.1
Heavy bleeding and severe blood loss is a big concern that should not be ignored. Studies have shown it can significantly affect women socially, physically and emotionally.
If you’re having the following symptoms during periods, it’s time to come in and talk with us about treatment:
Soaking through sanitary pad or tampon consistently throughout the day
Bleeding more than once a month or long periods
Feelings of depression or mood changes
Headaches or migraines
Inability to work or participate in social, athletic or sexual activities
Iowa Specialty Hospital’s partner provider, The Gabrielson Clinic for Women, offers effective ablation procedures to treat heavy bleeding so you can get back to your everyday activities worry and pain-free.
An ablation is a quick, one-time procedure performed here at Iowa Specialty Hospital in an outpatient surgical suite to lighten or end your heavy or abnormal bleeding.
Ablation benefits include:
No pills, incisions, or pre-treatment medicine
May return to work in 24 hours
Mild to no pain
Can be performed anytime, even during your cycle
90% of women return to normal, light or no periods at all2
Don’t suffer any longer from heavy menstrual bleeding. Call The Gabrielson Clinic for Women at 515-532-9287 to schedule an appointment today or contact Iowa Specialty Hospital for more information.