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Menstrual Cycle (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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How do I stop my period forever? Not for three months or a year, but forever! i would prefer naturally, but i want to know my choices regardless.

How do I stop my period forever? Not for three months or a year, but forever! i would prefer naturally, but i want to know my choices regardless.

Surgery: Depo-provera will work, and if repeated every 12-13 weeks, will keep your period "away." Implanon is a device inserted under the skin for a year at a time, and will keep them away "permanently" if replaced at these intervals. A Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud will work for 5 years before it needs replacing. Endometrial ablation may stop periods, but is not always 100%. A hysterectomy is the only permanent method. ...Read more

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I read it cud take 6 months for breakthrough bleeding to stop while on ocps. If i don't need pregnancy protection, is it better to try to treat my prolonged periods naturally w/ exercise & diet insted?

I read it cud take 6 months for breakthrough bleeding to stop while on ocps. If i don't need pregnancy protection, is it better to try to treat my prolonged periods naturally w/ exercise & diet insted?

Hard to predict: Assuming (likely) that your heavy periods do nott have an anatomic cause, the pill will ususally give predictable lessening of flow which will continue. Stopping will not be harmful but risks return of the heavy flow. ...Read more

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How to stop my period?

How to stop my period?

Hormones: Hormonal medication prescribed by a MD can arrest you period. ...Read more

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I need to stop my period please?

I need to stop my period please?

Many options: There are many options to prevent menstrual cycles. Progesterone IUDs and Depoprovera are commonly used. Nuvaring and birth control pills can be prescribed in ways to prevent periods too. Any Obgyn can help you with this issue ...Read more

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Is there a way to stop my period?

Is there a way to stop my period?

Seasonale: There are pharmacologic ways to decrease the frequency of periods--these are used by females in the military and certain training programs. Other options would be permanent and involve surgery. Discuss options with your gyn. ...Read more

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How to stop my period in a few hours?

How to stop my period in a few hours?

It will stop when...: It will stop when it stops. If it keeps going and going, an ob-gyn doctor can evaluate and help, but there isn't anything to stop a period in just a few hours... Can't think of a reason why that would be necessary in a normal healthy woman. ...Read more

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Is it possible to stop my period for a day?

Perhaps: High dose of hormones can help but is not guaranteed or recommended unless indicated. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more