menstrual period


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menstrual period

[′men·strə·wəl ′pir·ē·əd]
(physiology)
The time of menstruation.
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Researchers determined when they showed initial signs of thelarche (breast development), pubarche (pubic hair growth) and menarche (start of menstrual periods).
At the campaign, both male and female students had interactive educative sessions on how to handle menstrual periods.
AMH levels represent one indicator available to clinicians to determine whether a woman is approaching or is likely to have reached her final menstrual period. The PicoAMH Elisa test is meant to be used only in conjunction with other clinical assessments and laboratory findings.
It has reported that the physical performance was not affected by the menstrual period and the pain decreased during the training and competition (Kishali et al., 2006).
[6,7] A study by Taipale and Hiilesma [7] showed that ultrasound is more accurate than last menstrual period date in dating, and when it was used as the prime determinant of gestational age the number of post-term pregnancies reduced.
I think you should start taking 400mcg of folic acid every day from now until the end of the 12th week of your pregnancy, counting from your last menstrual period.
In particular, pain accompanying the menstrual period is the most frequently reported complaint.
Ninety-two Iranian high-school girls with heavy menstrual bleeding, regular menstrual periods, and no evidence of gynecological diseases were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, 250 mg of powdered ginger or placebo 3 times per day, starting on the day before menstruation and continuing until the third day of the menstrual period, for 3 menstrual cycles.
For many women, vasomotor symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats last longer past the final menstrual period than previously thought, a large multiethnic, multiracial observational study has shown.
It all came to a head when the landlady confiscated her mobile phone and the defendant tried to break into her flat, she claimed, yet she later blamed her actions on a hormonal imbalance arising from her menstrual period.
Dear Selma It varies from person to person, but cramps during your menstrual period are not anything to worry about unless its really severe.
Irfan Ali said some women who suffer from migraine headache experience more headaches around the time of their menstrual periods and other women experience migraine headaches only during the menstrual period.