College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

Too much blood: when periods are a problem | 23 February 2022

Hear the latest on research to solve the challenge of heavy periods

In her work as a gynacologist Dr Jackie Maybin helps people whose menstrual bleeding is so heavy it affects their daily lives. In the lab she tries to understand what causes this heavy bleeding and looks for new and better treatments for her patients. Her work shows that what is typical for one person might be unusual for another. Join us to find out what Jackie and her team are learning about the causes of problematic periods and how talking about individual experiences is something we can all do to make periods more comfortable for all.  


Dr Jackie Maybin is a Consultant Gynaecologist who treats patients and runs a research lab at the Medical Research Council Centre for Reproductive Health, University of Edinburgh.