Menstrual Cycle / Periods

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient.co.uk

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Heavy menstrual bleeding

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Menstrual bleeding - fluid-filled thermal balloon and microwave endometrial ablation

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Impedance-controlled endometrial ablation for menorrhagia

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Photodynamic endometrial ablation

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Endometrial cryotherapy for menorrhagia

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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[url=http://www.pelvicpain.org.uk/index.php?page=painful-periods]Painful Periods (Dysmenorrhoea) [/url]

Information from the Pelvic Pain Support Network.

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Managing premenstrual syndrome (PMS) Information for you

Information from the Royal college of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

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Heavy Periods

Information from Women’s Health Concern.

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Period Pain

Information from Women’s Health Concern.

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emc Medicine Guides

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Starting Periods

Information from Youthhealthtalk about young people’s real life experiences.

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NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal

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Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

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More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.