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menses

1. another name for menstruation
2. the period of time, usually from three to five days, during which menstruation occurs
3. the matter discharged during menstruation

menses

[′men‚sēz]
(physiology)
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Also, when on your menses change sanitary pads or tampons at least every six hours.
Even though average blood loss is estimated at 30 mL per period, that number means little in clinical practice because patients cannot measure the actual amount of menses.
If a woman who develops PMS does not experience significant weight gain, the first thing I try is vitamin B6,100 mg/d, prior to menses.
9-11] Accounting for prior contraceptive use, changes in menses post sterilisation have been shown to result in the return of pre-contraceptive use characteristics, including dysmenorrhoea, heavy menstrual flow and cycle irregularity.
For prolonged bleeding or irregular menses, see a doctor right away.
9) The association between migraine and estrogen withdrawal was investigated in studies performed more than 40 years ago, when women experiencing migraines around the time of menses were given intramuscular estradiol and experienced a delay in symptom onset.
Cinnamon 420 mg capsules; 2 capsules 3 times dally at onset of menses
Abnormalities that might signal health problems include menstruation that hasn't started within 3 years of breast budding, menstruation that hasn't started by age 14 with signs of hirsutism, menstruation that hasn't started by age 14 with a history or exam suggestive of excessive exercise or an eating disorder, and menses that are heavy and linked to a history of excessive bruising or bleeding.
It is also clear from examination of links between amenorrhea and contraception that many women in low- and middle-income countries await the return of menses before starting a method.
Indeed, according to prevailing early modern medical theories and judicial standards, the cessation of menses was considered insufficient proof of pregnancy.
Irregular menses, with prolonged periods between cycles.
The couple reported unprotected oral and vaginal contact, including during menses.