Also known as Frequent periods and Polymenorrhea
A menstrual disorder is an irregular condition in a woman's menstrual cycle.Source: Wikipedia
The most common causes of frequent menstruation are idiopathic excessive menstruation, idiopathic irregular menstrual cycle, and idiopathic nonmenstrual bleeding. Other possible causes, such as hypothyroidism, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with frequent menstruation, 64% report having heavy menstrual flow, 40% report having intermenstrual bleeding, and 40% report having depression.
Patients with frequent menstruation often receive pelvis exam, complete physical skin exam performed (ml), mammography, standard pregnancy test, examination of breast, ultrasonography, other diagnostic procedures; female organs and chlamydia test .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with frequent menstruation include ortho cyclen, modicon, medroxyprogesterone, duloxetine (cymbalta), tranexamic acid, aspirin / butalbital / caffeine, zolmitriptan (zomig), sevoflurane, ethinyl estradiol / norgestrel, lisdexamfetamine (vyvanse), portia, budesonide nasal product and felodipine .
Groups of people at highest risk for frequent menstruation include age 5-14 years, sex == female and age 15-29 years. On the other hand, age 75+ years, sex == male, age 60-74 years, age 1-4 years, and age < 1 years almost never get frequent menstruation.