Prepare your doctor visit
Learn what questions to ask
Many women don’t feel confident about starting the conversation with their doctor, so knowing what to expect in advance can make it easier.
In this video, Dr Sony S Singh from Canada explains what information a doctor needs from a woman experiencing heavy periods advise on next steps and to identify the most suitable treatment option.
Communicating with your doctor is important to help you understand your condition and to find the right heavy menstrual bleeding treatment for you. However, it can be challenging sometimes to know where to begin the conversation and what questions to ask.
Your doctor will be interested in discussing three points:
- The quantity of bleeding
- How your periods affect your life
- Your treatment preferences
Doctors Discussion Guide
Living with heavy menstrual bleeding is challenging because it can have a big impact on your life and health – every month!
When you speak with your doctor it’s important to be clear about how your period is, additional symptoms you might have and the impact it has on you. Download our Discussion Guide to help you start the conversation with your doctor. It will help you to have a more productive consultation and make a decision about the most appropriate treatment for you.