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Do you release hormones just before menstruation or all throughout menstruation?

Do you release hormones just before menstruation or all throughout menstruation?

Hormonerollercoaster: Hormone levels change throughout the cycle and rise and fall like a roller coaster. Hormone levels drop to their lowest point just before the period begins. ...Read more

Menstruation (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 are hormones affecting the emotions of a woman during or before menstruation? PMS

How are hormones affecting the emotions of a woman during or before menstruation? PMS

Possibly moodiness: During these times, the levels of estrogen and progesterone may not be balanced, causing irritability, low mood, and anxiety, which settle down within a few days. ...Read more

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Can hormones affect your teeth or menstruation?

Can hormones affect your teeth or menstruation?

Yes: Hormones can affect many things in your body ranging from your menstrual cycle to how healthy your gums are. ...Read more

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I'm 47& have had symptoms of anovulation for the last year. I realize I might be heading into menopause. Twice this year I've experienced severe hypoglycemia during an "off" month. usually happens when I should be menstruating.do I need hormones? no energ

I'm 47& have had symptoms of anovulation for the last year. I realize I might be heading into menopause. Twice this year I've experienced severe hypoglycemia during an "off" month. usually happens when I should be menstruating.do I need hormones? no energ

They might help: But first you need a full exam, possibly some tests, and a discussion with your doctor. If you review all of your symptoms with him or her without jumping to conclusions about what you think they mean, you will be better able to determine your best course of treatment. ...Read more

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What is the mechanism by which hormone levels and mensturation cycles work?

What is the mechanism by which hormone levels and mensturation cycles work?

Very cool: Right after menses, the ovaries produce cysts, which make estrogen, which thickens the lining of the uterus (in case u conceive), then once the egg is ovulated, the cyst where it came from produces Progesterone (which keeps early pregnancy alive, in case of conception), if no conception occurs, then the estrogen and Progesterone levels drop which triggers the uterus to shed lining via menstruation. ...Read more

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If im having normal menses but they are irregular sometimes 40 day cycle is this still normal and a sign my hormones are balanced?

If im having normal menses but they are irregular sometimes 40 day cycle is this still normal and a sign my hormones are balanced?

Not really normal: Your menstrual pattern suggests delayed ovulation (it takes you longer to develop a mature follicle). There are lots of potential causes: PCOS, thyroid disease, pregnancy. Check a home pregnancy test to be sure. If you want regular menses and are not trying to conceive, then birth control pills are a good option. If you're trying to conceive then you may need a physician to give you fertility meds ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more


Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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