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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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Do young girls have menstrual cycle changes?

Do young girls have menstrual cycle changes?

Yes: It is very common for young girls to have irregular menstrual cycles at first, this can last a few years until the hormonal axis that controls these cycles straighten out in your teens. You can still get pregnant so contraception is important if sexually active, even if periods are not regular! ...Read more

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Any girls get bad food cravings on their menstrual cycle?

Cravings: It is not unusual to crave sweets or salty foods or really anything during the premenstrual time period. Very typical of a lot of women. ...Read more

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Do all girls get food cravings on your menstrual cycle?

Do all girls get food cravings on your menstrual cycle?

Many, not all: Many girls and women have cravings for certain foods (chocolate) or certain tastes such as salty or sweet. Some don't experience any cravings at all. ...Read more

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What are some reasons a regular menstrual cycle might become very irregular?

What are some reasons a regular menstrual cycle might become very irregular?

Multiple Reasons: There are many. Irregular periods can be hormonal from thyroid disease, elevated prolactin, or from pcos. It can be a sign of aging of the ovaries. Stress can play a role. Something physical like a fibroid or a uterine polyp can also cause that to occur. It is important to have a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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What controls the menstrual cycle?

The ovary: You may not believe it but the ovary controls the cycle. The brain hormones are actually passive to the ovarian hormones. The physiology is complicated but if we were to give the same rain hormone pulses every hour then the ovary would control the pituitary hormones and ovulation would occur. ...Read more

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How to figure out my girlfriends menstrual cycle?

How to figure out my girlfriends menstrual cycle?

There's an app: There are several apps that can help you keep track. I would check in w/ your gf first and see whether she feels comfortable w/ you tracking. ...Read more

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What can affect my menstrual cycle?

What can affect my menstrual cycle?

Many things: Pregnancy, weight change, stress, fibroids, cysts, endometiosis, abnormal hormones, other medicines u are on, other medcial conditions you may have, birth control, this ? Is way too generalized if u are worried about your cycle see your gyn or a freinds gyn if u do not have one for a workup. ...Read more

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Please answer me. Is a regular 36 day menstrual cycle normal?

Please answer me. Is a regular 36 day menstrual cycle normal?

Most women have: periods every 21 days to 35 days. Being a little bit off the bell curve dose not mean that there is a problem. Be well. ...Read more

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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

Menstrual refers to monthly or lunar cycle-the approx length of the human ovulatory or egg making cycle ...Read more


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is also known as Menses. Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more