Many women experience heavy periods at different points in their lives. However, abnormally long periods or heavy bleeding during or between periods may indicate a condition known as menorrhagia. Menorrhagia has several possible causes, including hormonal imbalance or the presence of polyps or benign fibroid tumors. One common cause of menorrhagia is a disorder of the uterine lining known as the endometrium. In such cases, endometrial ablation is a treatment that many women have chosen as a far less drastic alternative to a hysterectomy. As an ob/gyn with over 20 years of experience, Dr. Joseph Berenholz has performed many different ablation techniques used in the treatment of menorrhagia, including:
In addition to endometrial ablation, Dr. Berenholz performs a wide variety of cosmetic and gynecological procedures, from Essure sterilization to laser vaginal rejuvenation.Women who have experienced childbirth or injuries may have experienced conditions like the following:
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