Thousands more women with heavy periods to be offered test

Thousands more women with heavy periods to be offered test
 

Women with heavy periods should be offered a hysteroscopy to find out the cause, says new guidance from health officials.
This could lead to 10,000 more women in England having the test, which examines the inside of the womb, each year, they said.
Around one in 20 women aged 30-49 sees a GP due to heavy menstrual bleeding.
The issue can seriously affect quality of life, both physically and emotionally.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) said it had updated its guidance because of advances in diagnostic techniques.
It now recommends hysteroscopy as a first-line test... read more

 
14 March 2018 in Health, Views: 33
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