On average, 30% of women report having heavy periods, and figures are likely much higher specifically in the context of black women due a link with fibroids, a condition we are 3 times more likely to develop. A few years back, while reading a journal article on pathways involved in building up the lining of the womb, which determines how heavy your period will be, I mapped out how lifestyle factors have an ability to influence this process. I really hope this helps. If you’ve got a heavy flow, then you may want to try this…
We also interview Charles Muteshi, a fertility specialist & research fellow in reproductive medicine at Oxford University.
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Hosted by Dr. Yemisi Bokinni – A trained medical doctor, researcher, and long-standing promoter of public health. Dr. Bokinni graduated with a Medical degree and BSc in Human Genetics from King’s College London. She also has postgraduate training in nutritional genomics and personalised medicine.