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Is there a relationship between heavy menstrual cycle and temporary vision loss?

Is there a relationship between heavy menstrual cycle and temporary vision loss?

Low BP or Anemia: You may be experiencing orthostatic hypotension which can be exacerbated by anemia or dehydration. I recommend a full eye exam and routine blood work as a starting point. ...Read more

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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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Seeing colored spots in vision constantly that tend to worsen during menstrual cycle? Doctors seem to think anxiety is causing it?

Seeing colored spots in vision constantly that tend to worsen during menstrual cycle? Doctors seem to think anxiety is causing it?

Need evaluation.: If you have had a thorough eye examination, including a retinal evaluation, that was normal, it's likely nothing to worry about. If you haven't had a retinal exam, please do. ...Read more

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What could possibly cause a consistent occurrence of double vision, vertigo feeling associated with Luteal phase and week one of menstrual cycle?

What could possibly cause a consistent occurrence of double vision, vertigo feeling associated with Luteal phase and week one of menstrual cycle?

Neurology evaluation: The first step is to see a primary care doctor who can then arrange a consultation with a Neurologist. Vertigo and double vision need to be promptly evaluated. Once serious conditions are excluded the possible links to the menstrual cycle can be evaluated. Consider a virtual visit with a Healthtap Neurologist for more detailed answers ...Read more

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Feeling really dizzy, tired, blurry vision, tingling in my lips, headaches, and lower back pain. I am on menstrual period. Very heavy 7thday am anemic?

Feeling really dizzy, tired, blurry vision, tingling in my lips, headaches, and lower back pain. I am on menstrual period. Very heavy 7thday am anemic?

Get checked out: There can be many reasons why you are feeling this way, and they may or may not be related. You need see your doctor and be evaluated. She/he can check for anemia. ...Read more

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What's a 32 day menstrual cycle?

What's a 32 day menstrual cycle?

Time to menses: A 32 day cycle refers to the amount of time between the first day of flow to the next first day of flow ...Read more

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Can i shorten my menstrual cycle?

Can i shorten my menstrual cycle?

Yes: If your periods are long and/or heavy, various medications may help, such as birth control pills (even though you've had a tubal ligation). Other options for long heavy periods sometimes include lysteda, the Levonorgestrel iud, or an endometrial ablation. It's worth talking to your gynecologist about. ...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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Define menstrual cycle in detail?

Define menstrual cycle in detail?

Vaginal bleeding: The menstrual cycle is monthly vaginal bleeding which occurs when the woman is fertile and ovulates (produces an egg, which takes about 2 weeks) but does NOT then get pregnant. The uterine lining will build up for a couple of weeks to prepare for a possible pregnancy. This will shed away in the form of bleeding when pregnancy has not occurred and then the process will start all over again. ...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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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more