menstrual period


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menstrual period

[′men·strə·wəl ′pir·ē·əd]
(physiology)
The time of menstruation.
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5 years of symptoms after the final menstrual period (FMP) for the subset of 881 women who identified a definite FMP (JAMA Intern.
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Participating women were between the ages of 42 to 53, had an intact uterus and at least one ovary, were not using any medications affecting ovarian function and had experienced at least one menstrual period in the prior three months.
He said the term "menstrual migraine" is used mainly to describe migraines that occur in women who have almost all of their headaches from two days before to one day after their menstrual periods and declining levels of estrogen at the onset of menses is likely to be the cause of menstrual migraines.
Without such love, estrogen will be high, lack of ovulation during menstrual periods, digestion issues, unrelenting stress, unresolved emotional issues, poor diet and anxiety," explained Dr Taher.
9] Kieler [10] also compared the expected date of delivery derived from biparietal diameter and the last regular menstrual period and found that 91.
Pill users, who totaled 1,540 women, were grouped according to the time interval between when contraceptive pills were dispensed to them and the estimated date of their last menstrual period (0-30, 31-60 or 61-90 days).
1 million US births from 1996 to 2002, researchers found a strong association between an increased number of birth defects in children of women whose last menstrual period occurred in April, May, June or July and elevated levels of nitrates, atrazine and other pesticides in surface water in the same months.
Episodes of depression occurred sporadically, he reported, until the year before the last menstrual period, when the investigators observed four episodes of depression, followed by five episodes in the year after the last menstrual period.
BOSTON -- A single dose of Plan B (levonorgestrel) alters the timing and duration of the menstrual period that immediately follows emergency contraception, according to a new study.
It begins with 12year-old Sarai, daughter of a wealthy Sumerian in the city of Ur, experiencing her first menstrual period and being immediately readied for marriage.
The body does not interrupt those preparations to re-set itself and restart the ovulation process, but waits till after that "preparation phase" has run its natural course, ending in a birth or a menstrual period.