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Heavy Periods & Severe PMS

At the Sholes Center for Women’s Health, we specialize in the treatment of heavy, irregular menstruation. We understand the frustration that irregular and/or heavy cycles can cause and the impact that irregular and/or heavy cycles can have on your day-to-day life. Our office offers the latest gynecological technology to treat heavy, irregular periods. Dr. Sholes and his staff are committed to working side-by-side with you to meet your individual bleeding management needs. Please see available treatments below.

Birth control Methods

Dr. Sholes offers several options for birth control management based on the patient preferences and needs. We offer oral contraceptive pills, Depo Provera, Intrauterine Devices (IUDs) including Mirena IUD, Skyla IUD, Liletta IUD, and Paragard IUD, and Nexplanon Device that can assist with irregular, heavy periods.


Our office offers incision-free, non-invasive permanent sterilization/birth control to women who have decided that their family is complete. Essure is a permanent birth control procedure that works with your body to create a natural barrier against pregnancy.

Benefits of Essure:

  • No incisions needed
  • A form of non-hormonal birth control
  • Short operative time (As short as 8 to 10 minutes)
  • Short recovery time
  • Performed in office and go home the same day
  • FDA approved

NovaSure Endometrial Ablation

Dr. Sholes specializes in NovaSure Endometrial Ablations. This no incision, minimally invasive procedure can stop your heavy periods completely or dramatically lighten your bleeding. In short, an endometrial ablation is the removal of a thin layer of tissue, the endometrium, from the uterus. This procedure is typically used as a treatment for excessive menstrual blood loss, unusually heavy periods, bleeding that last longer than eight days, or anemia from excessive blood loss.

Benefits of a NovaSure Endometrial Ablation:

  • Treats painful and heavy periods without the need for a hysterectomy
  • Short operative time (As short as 8 to 10 minutes)
  • No incisions required
  • Short recovery time
  • No need for hormone replacement therapy
  • Performed in office and go home the same day