How does heavy menstrual bleeding effect women? Let’s start with the basic facts first; 1 in 5 women suffer from heavy menstrual bleeding. Many women begin to experience heavy and/or irregular bleeding in their 30’s and 40’s, as they begin to get closer to menopause. Studies show that heavy menstrual bleeding can affect women in physical, social and emotional ways including feeling nauseated, being unable to attend events or work and feeling depressed or moody. Visit our heavy menstrual bleeding page for more information on this topic. If you relate to any of the symptoms of heavy menstrual bleeding, reach out to us to learn about effective treatment options.