It is a common bleeding problem that many women have. It can last from several weeks to a month at a time. It's called willebrand's (will-uh-bronze) disease. It affects nearly three million people. Yet many women do not even know that they have the problem. Karen Abernathy will give you a closer look at the problem on the next Healthwatch , Thursday on WLOX News at 10:00 p.m.