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what nutrients is the body depleted of during a menstrual cycle

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: Sexual activity with a finger or a penis leads to similar neuro-endocrine (hormonal) changes and do not delay the menstrual cycle. If such activities ... Read More

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Dr. Edwin Schuller
45 years experience Family Medicine
Endometriosis: Endometriosis, or another congenital anomaly that connects the uterus with the lower inner spine.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
28 years experience Hematology
Menorrhagia: Passing large clots can occur when people have fibroids or other gynecologic problems. It needs to be evaluated by a gynecologist. If they don't find ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not necessarily: I do not believe there is enough scientific evidence to draw that conclusion. I would treat menstrual cramps or menstrual related disorders the same a ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Your hormones: Decrease and you shed the lining of the uterus which is the endometrium.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Usual drinks: You need not necessarily change your drinking habits during your cycle. If you tend to get dehydrated and weak, keep up your fluids with water based ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Implantation: is when the embryo attaches to the uterine wall.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Menstrual bleeding: Average menstrual bleeding is around 30-40 cc (ml.) abnormal heavy bleeding is defined as greater than 80 cc(ml.).
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hector Chapa
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: Our reproductive system is controlled by a delicately balanced mechanism called the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis. The hypothalamus, which is pa ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
2-3 ounces: Sometimes a little more, if you are worried it is too heavy your gyn can do a work up and there are many options ranging from bc pills, lysteda, endom ... Read More

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