Women with heavy periods should have scans to prevent infertility

The health watchdog Nice wants GPs to refer many more patients for accurate hospital tests to establish why they suffer from heavy periods in a bid to detect underlying problems that may result in infertility.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - Category: Rural Health Authors: Source Type: research
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