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What's the Best Product for Heavy Periods?

I'm on this 5+ week long Heavy period? Its making me Tired, Dizzy, miserable, Cold, unwell Etc... Unbearable Really. No product I once used or depended on is lasting! I have no confidence in anything! Leakage, ruined under garments, clothes & sheets!! I feel so Down! DH & I are jobless. Times are beyond tough. I just need some Decent products! What do you use? Or beleive in? I used to love OB's. And Used Kotex pads & panty liners! Nothing is working or lasting!! Any good Advice would Greatly be apreciated. I'm going Broke on stiff that isn't helping or working..

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Asked by Angellinda at 3:54 PM on Jul. 17, 2009 in Health

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  • I have heavy periods and i use Tampax (or the Equate brand from walmart, works just as good) Super Plus and a regular pad as back up.

    You've had a period for 5+ weeks? Have you been to a doctor? Epecially with all those symptoms, if you haven't, you should. It could be something serious.

    Answer by MommyLee08 at 4:05 PM on Jul. 17, 2009

  • Some tampon brands are now selling "Ultra" absorbency. I find it works well. And as the other poster said, five weeks seems like an awful long time to bleed, unless you've just given birth. Please take care of yourself!

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:36 PM on Jul. 17, 2009

  • I have horrible bad long periods too. (been to the dr. btw so I know why I do), anyway the new pads called "Infinity" from Always are very good. Expensive but work well. I always always have to use a pad & an extra super tampon though on my worst days. SInce i've been using the new Always pads with the tampon at night I havent had a big mess like I usually do. Good luck.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:56 PM on Jul. 17, 2009

  • I like Instead cups, although it does get expensive.

    Have you seen a doctor about this? You might want to consider having an endometrial ablation done.

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 5:54 PM on Jul. 17, 2009

  • I have super heavy periods after having my babies. Kotex super plus keep it all under control for me. I do have to change my tampon every 4 hours though or they'll leak. I've tried all brands of tampons and don't trust anything like i do Kotex.

    Answer by ThrivingMom at 10:42 PM on Jul. 17, 2009

  • Diva cup all the way.

    I have a super heavy flow - can soak a super tampon in an hour. and the diva is perfect.


    Answer by hypermamaz at 1:49 AM on Jul. 18, 2009

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