Wellness Wednesday: Less Common Causes of Heavy Menstrual Periods
Could it be a deficiency of Factor VIII needed for clotting? Von Willebrand factor which carries Factor VIII can be low. When this factor is low, it leads to Factor VIII to be low which can cause bleeding. It check for on a blood test about 1 percent of women will have this. Bleeding Bleeding Bleeding on your Period? Yes, VWF deficiency can be a cause, but not commonly. Actually having this be a cause of your bleeding is less common, approximately 0.01 percent, but when other causes cannot be found, it's something to look for!