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What is isolated menarche?

What is isolated menarche?

Isolated menarche: Isolated menarche is menstural bleeding in pre-pubital girls and who are not showing any signs of sexual maturation. ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Obesity (Definition)

The definition started with Louis Israel Dublin, chief statistician of the Metropolitan life insurance company, in the early 1940s, as a BMI >25 (definitely >30) for people in their 20's based on retrospective observational life insurance data of the age at which people died later in life. This was subsequently adopted by the medical disease industry. However, BMI is ...Read more


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What are menarche symptoms?

What are menarche symptoms?

MENARCHE: The first 2 years after menarche , the mens. Are irregular, sometimes heavy or light and at times no bleeding. This is normal. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for menarche?

What is the treatment for menarche?

No treatment needed.: Menarche is the normal time when the first menstrual period occurs. If the periods are very heavy or crampy, then sometimes birth control pills are used to help this. Painful periods are called dysmenorrhea, maybe that is what you meant? Besides birth control, nsaid's like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) can be used. ...Read more

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Do girls in undeveloped countries have menarche later?

Variable: It depends on the body weight which is dependent on nutrition. So it is related to socioeconomic factors of the individual person. In general in under developed world due to poor nutrition on an average menarche is later than in developed world. ...Read more

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How does heredity affect the onset of menarche and menopause?

How does heredity affect the onset of menarche and menopause?

Predicts age @onset: Heredity can help predict only the possible age of menarche and menopause. There are many environmental factors that can affect this age such as weight, lifestyle, medical concerns, stressors. ...Read more

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Do your breasts have to be a certain size before your menarche?

Do your breasts have to be a certain size before your menarche?

Thelarche & menarche: Menarche (first period) often comes about 2-2 1/2 years after the breast bud becomes prominent. Often a secondary mound under the prominent nipple is evident at this point. Since size is so variable, it is not much of a gauge. ...Read more

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How does endometrial shedding happen in menarche which is an anovulatory cycle?

How does endometrial shedding happen in menarche which is an anovulatory cycle?

Runs out of gas: The endometrium is a temporary structure built up by estrogen stimulus but maintained during pregnancy by other hormones originating after conception.If ovulation occurs without conception, the hormone signals change and the endometrium sheds. Without ovulation, estrogen continues the build up, but the endometrium gets too old and breaks down eventually, often with irregular cycles. ...Read more

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What is the earliest age of normal menarche ie start of mensturation in females?

What is the earliest age of normal menarche ie start of mensturation in females?

9 years of age: Menarche occurs 2 - 2 1/2 years after the first sign of puberty which appears as early as 7 years of age. ...Read more

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Is menarche caused by ovulation or is it one of the first anovulatory cycles that a young gal will get?

Is menarche caused by ovulation or is it one of the first anovulatory cycles that a young gal will get?

Maybe: Menses is triggered by the breakdown of the intrauterine buildup of tissue in response to hormones. Although the pacing of menses may match ovulation in the future, it is not necessary for the process to occur.A young woman may ovulate prior to her first menses (and become pregnant if exposed).She may also only ovulate occasionally, with some irregularity in pattern. ...Read more

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What is average age for menarche?

12 and 1/2: For african americans about age 12 and a few months. For whites about 12 and a half. There have been at least five different studies since 2000 which gave slightly different results. ...Read more

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