Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
What Increases Your Risk
Risk factors (things that increase your risk) for dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB) include:
- Your age. Dysfunctional uterine bleeding is more common in teens, at the beginning of the reproductive years, and in perimenopausal women at the end of their reproductive years.
- Your weight. Overweight women more commonly develop dysfunctional uterine bleeding.Reference 1
Some women have dysfunctional uterine bleeding even though they have no risk factors.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference January 27, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Reference Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology