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How much blood do you really lose during a period?

What is normal? And how much is too much?

We’re often too embarrassed to broach questions about our periods. It’s certainly not something often discussed in public forums.

Even though we experience it monthly, it’s really hard to measure just how much blood we lose each period.

In this video, Dr Ginni Mansberg generously demonstrates the average loss of blood, with the use of tomato sauce.

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