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Treatment Options for Heavy Periods

You are not alone.

It’s estimated that heavy menstrual bleeding affects 1 out of every 5 women – that’s about 10 million women! Many women begin to experience heavy and/or irregular bleeding in their 30's and 40's, as they being to get closer to menopause.

Are heavy periods affecting your life?


  • Are you tired and nauseated?
  • Do you experience bad cramps?
  • Do you have headaches?


  • Do you have to miss social or athletic events?
  • Are you avoiding sex?
  • Are you missing work?


  • Do you feel moody or depressed?
  • Do you feel anxious?
  • Do you lack confidence during your period?

NovaSure Ablation

NovaSure Ablation is a one-time, five-minute procedure that can lighten or end your heavy period. No pills. No hormonal side effects. For 90% of women, menstrual bleeding is dramatically reduced or stopped.

Benefits of NovaSure Ablation

  • One-time procedure
  • The procedure usually takes less than five minutes
  • 90% of women return to normal, light or no periods at all
  • 40% reported that their periods stopped completely
  • Most women experience mild or no pain during or after the procedure
  • Most women feel back to themselves within a day or so
  • There are no incisions
  • It can be performed at any time during your cycle, even if you’re bleeding
  • You don’t need to prepare by taking any pre-treatment medicine

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Jason A. Rexroth, MD
Board-certified gynecology and pelvic floor specialist

Dr. Jason Rexroth grew up on the Mississippi River in Burlington, Iowa. He attended Simpson College, graduating with a major in Biology and German and a minor in Chemistry. He received his medical degree from the University of Iowa. After completing one year of general surgery in Spartanburg, South Carolina, he completed four years of OB/GYN residency at Marshall University in Huntington, WV.

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