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Could a thyroid problem make my periods heavier?

Thyroid problems can make your periods heavier. This is especially true if you have an undiagnosed or untreated thyroid disorder or are not taking your thyroid medication as prescribed. However, there are also other causes of changes in the normal menstrual cycle (your period). If you are experiencing heavier periods than usual you should see your doctor for further evaluation.

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