They affected me most psychologically but the only time I had severe mental health issues was the week before
. Birth control and mood stabilizers helped with my moods and the heaviness, not the regularity.
Tests done: Pelvic and vaginal ultrasound to look for cysts, pelvic exam, urine test, urine pregnancy test, Pap smear, cervical biopsy, blood test for all STDs, STIs including HIV and AIDS, bacterial and fungal infections. Endometrial cell testing. All came back clear.