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These changes can be part of aging process.
However, heavy periods can be due to the change hormone levels in your body.
Stress, recent infection, certain medications can cause this commonly.
That should be a temporary phenomenon.
Usually by 2-3 cycles your bleeding may go back to normal amount.
Even if it persists it still can be normal variation.
Uterine fibroid tumor can cause such heavy bleeding as well 9 submucosal fibroids).
Hence you should get it checked if it persists for more than 2 months.
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