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Have heavy periods. Anemic and lacking vitamin b12. Took vitamin b12 injections. Will this affect periods?

I am 48 and have had very heavy periods for years, recently i blood tests done that showed that i am severly anemic and lacking vitamin b12. I had a course of injections of b12 over the past few weeks and the light bleeding that i have through most of the month has stopped, will this affect my period at all ... as in will they not be as heavy now that i am getting these injections
Asked On : Tue, 23 Apr 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
May 2013
Thanks for the query.
During perimenopausal age group some of amount of fluctuation in the hormonal level is common.
And that can lead to change in menstrual pattern. So may be because of this your periods are getting lighter.
Possibly they may stop in near future.
General condition improvement by the injections and medicines can also improve the coagulation factors and can decrease the blood loss.
For more details you can ask me through:
Take care.

Answered: Tue, 23 Apr 2013
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