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What medicines can you take to regulate my period?

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According to WebMD, birth control and hormone therapy medications can both treat irregular periods. Other ways to regulate a woman's period include lifestyle changes, treating an underlying disease causing the irregularities, and surgery.

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Hormonal birth control can help regulate a woman's periods if she has hormonal imbalances within her body, states WebMD. Birth control options such as the IUD do not release hormones and do not help regulate a woman's period. Hormone therapy drugs that contain the hormones estrogen and progesterone can also help regulate a woman's menstrual cycle if she has a hormone imbalance within her body. Hormone therapy can also trigger a woman's period if she does not get periods regularly.

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