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Why do I have frequent menstruation?

Why do I have frequent menstruation?

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

Menstruation (Definition)

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


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What is the medical term for frequent menstruation?

What is the medical term for frequent menstruation?

Menorrhagia: Menstruation is a mind/body interaction controlled by a 28-day cycle in the brain.That is why it is called "the period". Your cycle is out of phase. ...Read more

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Can a low carbohydrate eating plan around 20-50 grams, cause long drawn out and frequent menstruation and increased PMS symptoms

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

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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.

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.

Depends: on what percentage weight gain. Small variations of weight are not uncommon. Weight gain loss of 5 percent of weigh tor more with all things been equal should be an indication for evaluation of reason for change, May check thyroid function, history of new meds, adrenal function ...Read more

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What is menstruation like?

What is menstruation like?

Good question: Your closest female companion , whom understands your sincere desire to understand others is best able to answer this. ...Read more

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What if menstruation don't come?

What if menstruation don't come?

Menstruation: is usually btwn years 11 to 13 (w a normal range btwn 9 & 16). If find that you have not had first period in that range - would seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Whats causes smelly menstruation

Whats causes smelly menstruation

Smelly: Menstrual flow has an odor that is caused by the oxidation of blood. Depending on the transit time from your cervix to the outside the degree of oxidation will differ. ...Read more

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Menstruation three times a month?

Menstruation three times a month?

Not normal: If this happened just once, it ok to watch but if it goes into a second month of abnormal bleeding, it's time to seek care with a gynecologist for evaluation into cause. There are many possibilities. ...Read more

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Does ginger induse menstruation ?

Does ginger induse menstruation ?

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

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