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The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
Urination: Your uterus and bladder lie right next to each other. Anything affecting the sensitivity of the uterus can also irritate the bladder and make you feel that you have to go more often. The uterus gets a little bigger prior to your period and there is an increase in chemicals in the uterus that make it irritable and cramps. This is most likely what you are experiencing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does excess gas, frequent urination, lower back pain, constipation, pain during bowel movements common during menstruation. ?
Very common: Varies with each individual person and depending on what you eat which can affect the degree of above symptoms you just described.If persistent and concerning , consult with your physician. ...Read more
Frequent urination, fatigue, bloated, gas, constipation, nauseous, irregular periods, cramps outside of periods, and vomiting. Pregnant.?
To some, yes,...: Peeing more often around or during ovulation does happen to some. If this is new, go to be checked if having UTI; if recurrent, you already know how ovulation-related urinary frequency may evolve and stop. How to handle all related things correctly for good daily care, follow instructions in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Best wish to health... ...Read more
Missed three periods (virgin with no sexual experience) bloating, stabbing abdominal pains, frequent urination?
Pregnancy symptoms? Urinating more frequent, frequent bowel movements, tiredness, irratable, breast tenderness.
Hormonal changes: Most likely, please see your gyn bc pills can help prevent that assuming u have no structural abnormalities causing the headaches. ...Read more
Pregnancy Test: In a female of child bearing age, pregnancy must always be considered and ruled out or in with almost all abdominal or pelvic problems. The next thing on the list of possible problems would be some sort of infections - either in the female organs (vagina, utereus, tubes) or in the urinary system. Those are the most common things that would account for all of these problems. ...Read more
Probably: Many women have increased swelling from fluid retention prior to menses and as the extracellular fluid moves back into the blood stream, increased urination will occur. This is the basis for using "water pills" for premenstrual fluid retention. That is a simple answer so i hope it helps. Of course infection and other more serious issues may be occurring. ...Read more
Many possibilities : Bleeding more frequently than every 21 days is considered unusually frequent. Many women in their mid forties will begin to ovulate irregularly which can cause frequent bleeding. Structural uterine problems such as fibroids or polyps- even cancer, can cause frequent bleeding. If you are repeatedly bleeding more frequently than every 21 days, you should see your health care provider. ...Read more
Can a low carbohydrate eating plan around 20-50 grams, cause long drawn out and frequent menstruation and increased PMS symptoms
No: No -- actually your low carb eating plan (if it still includes non-starchy vegetables) is likely to be more anti inflammatory in nature. This may even help relieve your symptoms. ...Read more
I'm 34/F I've noticed that in the past month I have gained weight. My habits haven't changed. Could something be wrong? It's not due to menstruation.
Age food & exercise: As humans approach middle age (welcome to the club!), our metabolisms slow down. So even with the same food intake and the same amount of activity (which I assume has not changed because your "habits haven't changed") you can gain weight. If diabetes, obesity, or other medical problems run in your family, they could be starting to come into play. You actually need MORE exercise as u age, not less! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
TCM: Ginger root has been used in traditional chinese medicine to induce menstruation that is delayed. It has also been used in the treatment of excessively heavy periods. Recommend that you consult with an alternative medicine physician if considering use of high dose ginger to induce period. I always advise patients to also discuss use of herbals with their primary medical provider. ...Read more
See your physician: This kind of question really needs a face to face evaluation with your family physician or gynecologist. Periods can be made to come on time with use of the birth control pill, but first you need to find out if there is some condition behind those irregular periods, such as thyroid disorders (very common) and irregularity around menopause, which may indicate a problem with the uterine lining. ...Read more
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections &hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Progesterone drop: The trigger for menstruation is a drop in your body's progesterone level. When you ovulate, the egg ruptures out of a fluid filled follicle on the ovary. It leaves behind a biologic timer--a temporary gland called the corpus luteum. This is a temporary gland that produces progesterone for about 14 days and then goes away. When it goes away, your progesterone drops and you have a period. ...Read more
Light Menstruation: The main reason for light periods is change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives, perimenopause & implantation bleeding in early pregnancy which rarely occurs. ...Read more
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