Women can stop their periods by taking hormonal contraceptives, according to WeMD. Medicines launched in 2003, such as Seasonale, let women have periods only four times per year. In 2007, the FDA approved Lybrel, an oral... More »

Periods can be stopped by a hysterectomy, which is a surgical procedure to remove the uterus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Another surgical option is the NovaSure that only removes the lin... More »

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There is no reliable and scientifically proven means to stop menstrual bleeding once it has begun. It is possible to end menstrual bleeding through surgery or suspend the menstrual cycle with the use of birth control; ho... More »

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Dark brown blood between periods is almost always harmless and can be a result of ovulation, blood leftover from a period, pregnancy or stress. What to Expect suggests keeping a journal to track a period and any addition... More »

To use most period calculators, simply enter the date of your last menstrual period, how long your periods typically last and the length of your cycle, as evidenced by the period calculator created by Kotex. The calculat... More »

Pregnant women can't have periods, but spotting around the time a period is due is not uncommon. Implantation bleeding occurs 10 to 14 days after conception, which is usually around the time a woman would expect to have ... More »

Irregular periods are generally not cause for alarm, but in some instances may signify an underlying medical problem, according to EverydayHealth. As many as 30 percent of women during childbearing years have irregular p... More »