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Doctor insights on: Hyperthyroidism And Effect On Menstrual Cycle

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How does hyperthyroidism affect a woman entering menopause, who still has a regular menstrual cycle?

How does hyperthyroidism affect a woman entering menopause, who still has a regular menstrual cycle?

All the usuals: Hyperthyroidism in a premenopausal woman may cause high heart rate, palpitations, hot flashes (so may be difficult to distinguish from menopause), shakes/tremors, sweats, and diarrhea. ...Read more

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 hyperthyroidism causes less menstrual flow? Does hypothyroidism cause menorrhagia?

How hyperthyroidism causes less menstrual flow? Does hypothyroidism cause menorrhagia?

Yes: Hyperthyroidism typically causes decreased menstrual flow, ultimately leading to loss of periods and infertility. Hypothyroidism typically causes increased menstrual flow leading to menorrhagia. Once treated, both problems should resolve. ...Read more

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I performed two pregnancy test. Results were negative. But i still didn't get menses. Last mense date was 2nd feb. I have hyperthyroidism. Reason for delay?

I performed two pregnancy test. Results were negative. But i still didn't get menses. Last mense date was 2nd feb. I have hyperthyroidism. Reason for delay?

May be thyroid: Hyperthyroidism can definitely affect fertility, ovulation, and menses frequency, duration, and flow. But if you've had the hyperthyroidism since February, and still aren't having periods, it may be time to look a little deeper. I would hope that your hyperthyroidism would have been treated and showing some response to treatment in 5 months. If so, the periods should become more regular soon. ...Read more

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What are after effects of external haemorrhage. Can heavy blood loss can have any effect on menstrual cycle?

What are after effects of external haemorrhage. Can heavy blood loss can have any effect on menstrual cycle?

Yes: Any kind of stress can affect the menstrual cycle. If you hemorrhaged, this would put stress on your body and you might miss a few cycles. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is 78 day menstrual cycle normal?

Is 78 day menstrual cycle normal?

Not normal: Too long normal interval is considered 21-35 days you gyn can do a work up. ...Read more

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Why do women have menstrual cycle?

To become pregnant: Each month during your reproductive life the lining of your uterus (endometrium) thickens in anticipation of a pregnancy implanting into it. If that doesn't happen, hormonal changes make you shed that lining (your period) so it can be regenerated the next cycle. ...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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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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Short menstrual cycle, is this normal?

How short?: Menstrual cycles usually last between 21 and 35 days. Periods last anywhere from 2 to 7 days normally (with average of 3 to 5 days). ...Read more

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Late menstrual cycle prolonged cycle y?

Period: I cannot speak from a medical perspective, but from a psychological perspective, stress can affect your cycle onset and duration. ...Read more

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Can a menstrual cycle be between 15days?

Can a menstrual cycle be between 15days?

Probably not: The average range for the menstrual cycle is 21 to 36 days. It is unlikely that you would be having ovulatory cycles as frequently as 15 days. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have question about my menstrual cycle?

I have question about my menstrual cycle?

Menstrual cycle: A typical cycles lasts 28 days from day 1 of a menstrual period to the day before the next menstrual period. In a 28-day cycle, ovulation occurs at 28 – 14 = 14, day 14. In a 30-day cycle, ovulation is on day 30 – 14 - 16. In a 26-day cycle, ovulation is on day 26 – 14 = 12. Male sperm survives for around 4 – 5 days. After ovulation, the female egg vanishes within 24 hours. ...Read more

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Is this normal before your menstrual cycle?

Is this normal before your menstrual cycle?

Is what normal?: Need more details to answer your question. ...Read more

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How to know if my menstrual cycle is normal?

Menses: Menstrual cycles usually last between 21 and 35 days. Periods are usually 2 to 7 days (3 to 5 is the norm). ...Read more

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What symptoms are related to Menstrual cycle?

What symptoms are related to Menstrual cycle?

Menstrual cycle: I common misunderstanding is that menstrual cycle refers only to bleeding when in fact it is from the first day of bleeding to the next first day of bleeding and ranges in length from 21-32 days. The "period" is the time of bleeding and can be accompanied by nausea, vomiting, cramping, abdominal bloating, headache, to name a few symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the duration of a normal menstrual cycle?

What is the duration of a normal menstrual cycle?

24 - 32 days: Gynecological textbooks say that cycles between 24 and 32 days are normal. The count starts on the day a woman starts her period, which can be just slight spotting, before normal flow sets in and stops the day before the next period starts. Ovulation is length of cycle minus 14 days. The second half of the cycle after ovulations needs to last for 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Is there a way to stop your menstrual cycle/flow?

Is there a way to stop your menstrual cycle/flow?

Yes: If there are no reasons why you can't take birth control pills (smoker, a history of blood clots, etc), some pills can actually stop you from having periods. Many birth control pills may be taken in a way (by skipping the last week of inactive pills) to delay a period. If your current cycle is extremely heavy, very high doses of either estrogen or birth control pills can usually stop it. ...Read more

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What are effective ways to figure out my menstrual cycle?

What are effective ways to figure out my menstrual cycle?

Menstrual cycle: In a regular menstrual cycle, it takes 10 – 12 days for the follicle to grow big enough, 24 – 48 hours after a lh surge to ovulate, and, if the egg isn't fertilized, you will typically have your menstrual cycle 12 – 14 days after ovulation. In women with irregular cycles it's hard to predict when this occurs. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens during the menstrual cycle?

Could you tell me what happens during the menstrual cycle?

Your hormones: Decrease and you shed the lining of the uterus which is the endometrium. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: menstrual cycle?

What is the definition or description of: menstrual cycle?

Monthly: Menstrual refers to monthly or lunar cycle-the approx length of the human ovulatory or egg making cycle of sexually mature women. ...Read more

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I'd really like to know how to start your menstrual cycle?

You need medicine: Medroxyprogesterone acetate or Provera (medroxyprogesterone) taken for 10 days usually brings about your period. You need a prescription. ...Read more

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I've been on my menstrual cycle for 2months. How can this be?

See Doctor: You need to see your gynecologist. Menstrual bleeding that lasts longer than a week needs to be evaluated asap. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's normal for a menstrual cycle to change?

Please advise if it's normal for a menstrual cycle to change?

Yes: There are many things that can affect the menstrual cycle such as stress, other medicines, weight gain or loss, other hormonal dysfunctions, or it may be a normal fluctuation. ...Read more

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What's a normal menstrual cycle and how often must it be normal?

What's a normal menstrual cycle and how often must it be normal?

A range of normal: A menstrual cycle is the time from the start of one menses to the next. It can vary from 21 to 35 days, but most women are around 28-30 days. The menses itself usually lasts 3-5 days, but up to 7 is normal. It doesn't have to be exactly the same number of days each month, but if you are having a wide range of cycle days or bleeding between, you may have some issue with ovulation (egg production. ...Read more

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Why have i been having a menstrual cycle for two months strsihht?

Bleeding: It's hard to tell why without further history and physical, but if you've not seen a doc yet, you should to get what I suggested in the beginning and get appropriate treatment for that. ...Read more

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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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more