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Menstrual Cycle Calender
Can a menstrual cycle calender help chart my irregular periods accurately or atleast close to accurate? Im trying for a baby. Thanks
Maybe: If you're ovulating it may help and it certainly will help to have that info for your gynecologist if you don't get pregnant. You might want to get some ovulation prediction kits and use those to determine if you're ovulating. You'll find them next to the pregnancy tests at most places that have a pharmacy. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Oligomenorrhea: Most likely normal variation.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Talk with your doc: Usually menopause happens after 39 years old but sometimes our periods can stop before then. There's lots to talk about with your doc: any symptoms [like hot flashes]? Any feelings [some women are happy, others sad]? Any reasons [thyroid or other hormone problems]? Other concerns: how to protect your bones from thinning. Checking in about your heart health. Thanks for asking! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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