Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Heavy Menstrual Periods
Hormone-based birth control and IUDs (intrauterine devices) are very effective at preventing pregnancy. Hormone-based birth control includes birth control pills (oral contraceptives), a patch, a vaginal ring (NuvaRing), and Depo-Provera shots.
Even when used properly, these methods of birth control have a small rate of failure. Bleeding related to pregnancy always needs to be considered.
What type of birth control are you using?