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menstruate

[′men·strə‚wāt]
(physiology)
To discharge the products of menstruation.
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The ovum has a short life, perhaps 6-12 hours, certainly less than 24 hours, if it is not fertilized, and then the woman will always menstruate about two weeks later.
For women who menstruate, the best time to examine the breasts is two or three days after the menstrual period ends, when the breasts are least likely to be tender or swollen.
* the start of puberty; gifts begin to menstruate, boys' sex glands begin to function actively
Dr Hardie and her team monitored women who believed they had PMS and found their health and work suffered irrespective of whether they were about to menstruate.
It's reasonable for premenopausal women to take a supplement with iron, though, because they lose a little each time they menstruate. But even premenopausal women should know that iron can be constipating, usually only at doses higher than the USRDA.
If you have questions about menstruation, serious cramps, or if you don't menstruate by age 14, see a gynecologist - a doctor who specializes in the female reproductive system.
If you are a woman who has stopped menstruating regularly, note you don't have to "get fat" in order to menstruate regularly.
Yet, even though approximately half of the people in the world menstruate, the process remains stigmatized and unmentionable in most parts of the world--including in developed countries like the United States.
Adelaide Nardone, ob/gyn and medical advisor to the Vagisil Women's Health Center, girls don't menstruate due to hormonal issues, weight gain or loss, or other treatable reasons.
When I began to menstruate again, I knew that I was finally back on track.