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Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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What can I take for mood changes due to my menstrual cycle? I am 45 and have never really had any mood changes but within this past year its changed. I become very emotional.

This: This answer is not about things to take, its about things that would be helpful if avoided. Many livestock are administered hormones. These same hormones can show up when you are eating those meats. Although expensive, buying meats organically can help to avoid this. The saturated fat in red meats can elevate estrogen levels and should be avoided. Dairy products can be problematic for the same reason: saturated fats. Mood swings can be worsened by drinking alcohol and caffeine. Sugar can also make a dramatic impact. Avoiding these foods and beverages may be beneficial for you in regards to your menstrual moodiness. ...Read more

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What can I take for mood changes due to my menstrual cycle? I am 45 and have never really had any mood changes but within this past year its changed. I become very emotional.

Mood: Mood changes from menstrual cycles can be very distressing and frustrating. Some doctors prefer to treat this with hormonal type supplement medications. Other medications such as Neurontin (gabapentin) have been found effective as well. There is treatment available so please be seen for this by your doctor and let them know your symptoms. ...Read more

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What can I take for mood changes due to my menstrual cycle? I am 45 and have never really had any mood changes but within this past year its changed. I become very emotional.

Dysphoria: Dysphoria (mood changes) with menstruation or peri-menopause can be very distressing. Some gynecologists give hormonal preparations to women to ease their symptoms. There are some studies that show benefit of neurological type medications such as Neurontin (gabapentin) or other preparations. Your primary care doctor or gynecologist will be able to advise you on treatment for this. ...Read more

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Changes in progesterone due to menstrual. Cycle. What does that mean? Is it normal or something I should get checked I'm 45 tubes tied

Changes in progesterone due to menstrual. Cycle. What does that mean? Is it normal or something I should get checked I'm 45 tubes tied

Progesterone: Progesterone changes thru out the month. Increases at ovulation and comes back down if no pregnancy occurs. In the later years the Progesterone begins to decline in perimenopause before menopause occurs. This may cause decreased menstrual cycles. I would consider having your hormones checked to make sure. ...Read more

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Can your menstrual symptoms changed with age?

Can your menstrual symptoms changed with age?

Definitely!: As one approaches the peri-menopausal stage of life, the periods become more irregular and lessened in blood extrusion amounts. This does not mean that pregnancy cannot occur if no contraception is used, as many women have been "caught" with a "change of life baby" under these circumstances. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my menstrual symptoms change at 50?

Perimenopause: Perimenopause is a time when hormone production is not consistent and is a time that menstrual cycles can become irregular and vary in amount of bleeding. Menopausal symptoms like hot flashes, night sweats, etc may also come and go sporadically. Perimenopause can begin up to five years or more before actual menopause occurs. ...Read more

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For the past 5 months now, I have notices a change in my menstrual circle.... it was formerly 28days, now, it not stable any more.?

For the past 5 months now, I have notices a change in my menstrual circle.... it was formerly 28days, now, it not stable any more.?

Menstrual: Please bring this to the attention of your gynecologist who will then take your history, examine you, and likely draw blood for lab tests. That should give a clear indication of what might be going on and needing care. ...Read more

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How to clean the menstrual cup if you had to "change" it in a public restroom?

Menstrual Cup: Remove the menstrual cup. Dump the contents in the toilet. Rinse or wipe the cup. Reinsert. ...Read more

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What can caude my menstrual to change. It was regular till 4 month ago now all I do is spot 2 days a month

Many things: The list is long. The first thing one must think of is hormonal imbalance. Please see your ob-gyn physician and get an examination and maybe some blood tests to help narrow the cause of the spotting. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have black menstrual clumps two months in a row? I've been on the pill for 10 years. I have changed brands due too insurance. But faithfully take. For the last two months when im do to start its almost black, dry and some clumps. Color nev

Is it normal to have black menstrual clumps two months in a row? I've been on the pill for 10 years. I have changed brands due too insurance. But faithfully take. For the last two months when im do to start its almost black, dry and some clumps. Color nev

It: It may be a hormonal change that is causing this. If a patient had this with pain, discharge, or fever then they should have a medical evaluation. Be sure your pap is up to date. This is most likely nothing to worry about but if you have other symptoms then get it checked out. ...Read more

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Can sex change my menstrual cycles?

Not unless pregnant: Sex will not usually change your cycles unless associated with significant weight loss, stress, or pregnancy. Get a test to ensure that you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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If you lose your virginity, do your menstrual cycles change?

If you lose your virginity, do your menstrual cycles change?

No.: Menstrual timing is controlled by an interaction of various hormones, from the ovary. Sex/intercourse will not affect that- excluding pregnancy, of course. At times though, cycles may change due to diet, stress, medications, exercise levels. ...Read more

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What does it mean when u just had the menstrual and been having intercourse and now my appetite has changed. What does that mean.?

What does it mean when u just had the menstrual and been having intercourse and now my appetite has changed. What does that mean.?

Hard to say: Sounds like perhaps it could be a good idea to start with a pregnancy test. It may be positive even though there has been a bleed. ...Read more

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I usually have a very heavy menstrual, but for the last two days I've only had spotting on tissue. The only change is I was prescribed flaygle?

Menstrual change: Well, the menstrual cycle can change any time you make a change in your life/diet/etc. Because the hormonal balance is very delicate. It certainly could change after starting a new medication. If you are sexually active, it is always worth taking a pregnancy test, just to make sure. If negative, then just see what happens in the next couple cycles after finishing the antibiotic. ...Read more

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Does the length of menstrual cycles change throughout the year? Mine had been 28 days for as long as I remember. The last 2 cycles have been 30 days.

Change can happen: A normal cycle length can be anywhere between 21 and 35 days. A change from 28 to 30 days is well within the range of normal variation. ...Read more

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I'm having a really bad smell coming from my menstrual blood. I regularly change the pad and wash but the blood still smells. What could be the cause?

I'm having a really bad smell coming from my menstrual blood. I regularly change the pad and wash but the blood still smells. What could be the cause?

Sounds like BV: Sounds more like bacterial vaginosis. This is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacterial and leads to a fishy odor. It is treatable with antibiotics. Schedule a visit for confirmation, testing and treatment. ...Read more

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Had an unprotected accident on Dec 12th, Menstrual came Dec 31st-Jan 5th. Now I'm bleeding again as of Jan 22, Could the acdnt cause a menstrual change?

Had an unprotected accident on Dec 12th, Menstrual came Dec 31st-Jan 5th. Now I'm bleeding again as of Jan 22, Could the acdnt cause a menstrual change?

Are you pregnant?: If the unprotected accident resulted in pregnancy, it is possible the bleeding is from a complication of that pregnancy. A urine pregnancy test from the drugstore can answer that question for you.

Also, if you took hormones following the accident, your menses can be abnormal for several months. ...Read more

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Why has my menstrual cycle changed so drastically as I've aged?

Why has my menstrual cycle changed so drastically as I've aged?

Age changes things!: Many things related to the menstrual cycle change with age and childbearing. Hormone levels change; your weight can change; anatomic abnormalities such as fibroid tumors and adenomyosis can develop; ovulation frequency and consistency can change. There are so many factors that it would be surprising of there were no menstrual changes with age. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What are the causes of menstrual period changes?

Many: Hormonal disturbances, peri menopause, menopause, stress, low body weight, , medications, other medical conditions, bleeding disorders, thyroid disease, pregnancy, diet, cysts, masses, tumors........
Too many to tell. A proper examination with a clinician can help to find the cause. ...Read more

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How do I change my menstrual cycle?

How do I change my menstrual cycle?

See your doctor.: Nothing you can safely do without some medical help. Whatever your goal is, however, is probably achievable. ...Read more

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Can I naturally change my menstrual cycle?

Can I naturally change my menstrual cycle?

No: You may read that you can take black cohosh, but it is not proven effective and imo, any substance that you take to effect a change in your body is a drug. So, that leaves pregnancy, breast feeding as the only natural ways to stop it. Best bet is some form of birth control pill/ring/mirena. If you are due to have a period on your wedding day, your doctor would like at least 2 months heads up! ...Read more

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What can cause? A? Change in menstrual cycle?

What can cause? A? Change in menstrual cycle?

Various: Menstrual cycle timing is controlled by a delicate balance of hormones. Stress, changes in weight, certain medications, birth control and of course pregnancy can all affect cycle timing. Always best to keep a menstrual calender to keep track of your cycles. ...Read more

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How often can your menstrual cycle change?

How often can your menstrual cycle change?

Infinite: Cycle changes are very common and do not mean disease is at fault. See a gyn if it is too frequent or lack of more than 2 months. ...Read more

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How often does a women menstrual cycle change?

How often does a women menstrual cycle change?

Irregular cycles: Your cycle can change every month. There is no regular, although most women have a range cycles. Normal can be anything greater than 21 days from start of one cycle to the next. The longer the time between cycles the more likely for the bleeding to be heavier. Bleeding during cycles is anything less than 7 days. Hope this answers your question. ...Read more

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What can cause a sudden change in menstrual cycle?

Perimenopause: At age 50 you are likely at least perimenopausal. During this time of your life your ovaries may not function normally. You may not ovulate every month and this leads to menstrual changes. The average age of menopause is 51-52 years of age and that is defined as cessation of your period for at least 1 year straight without other causes. ...Read more

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