This evening a WebMD article popped into my RSS: When your period signals a problem.
I often get questions and comments about unusual flow patterns (too few days between, too many, too heavy, not enough, etc.). This article gives a nice highlight over the key issues regarding when a woman needs to be concerned about her monthly friend. I encourage everyone to read it. Remember, your flow – whether long or short, heavy or light – may be normal for you if it is consistent. You should be concerned – and pursue an appointment with your GYN – when the flow, pain, or duration changes and remains such.