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does a woman's temperature rise before her period?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Generally: The temperature rise occurs after ovulation, usually about 2 weeks before the period starts.

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A 52-year-old female asked:

What age should a woman's period be stopped .Over completely. I'm 53 soon and has a mental cycle every month.?

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Dr. Salvatore Biazzo
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Wide range: Entering menopause generally happens for most women between their mid to late 40's- mid 50's. Many times you will likely enter menopause around the same age as when your mother did. It is very important to continue to see your doctor for routine pap smears and female exams.
A 48-year-old member asked:

Could being sick delay a woman's period?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy.
A 32-year-old member asked:

What causes a woman's period to be shorter?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Lighter period: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives & perimenopause.
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A 24-year-old female asked:

Is there a natural way to delay a woman's period ?

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Dr. James Isobe
Phlebology 54 years experience
No: Normal physiological ovarian function/production of hormones will result in usual female cycles.
A 33-year-old member asked:

How can I deal with a woman's period?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Are you a male?: If yes - what is the issue? This is pretty general.Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge.

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