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What are the typical effects of chronic anovulation?

What are the typical effects of chronic anovulation?

No periods: Amenorrhea (no menstrual period) is the most common effect. Long-term absence of menstrual period can cause bone loss and may influence the future risk of heart disease. ...Read more

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Anovulation (Definition)

Anovulation is a fancy term for not ovulating. It means an egg or oocyte was not ...Read more


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Been on logynon since january, had irregular bleeding before and anovulation. Experiencing side effects from march, and withdrawal bleed heavy why?

Been on logynon since january, had irregular bleeding before and anovulation. Experiencing side effects from march, and withdrawal bleed heavy why?

Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more

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What can cause anovulation?

At your age: It is common, due to the ovaries not functioning properly, if you want pg you need to see a reprodcutive endocrinlogist( infert specailist asap) as u may not have much ovariamnfunction left and u will probably need shots to get preg. ...Read more

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What are the solutions for anovulation?

It depends: There is a wide variety of etiologies for anovulation. And the solution may not only depend on the etiology, but what exactly is the "problem" anovulation is causing. Is the problem heavy periods, irregular periods, absence of periods, endometrial hyperplasia, infertility, etc. It is best to seek gyn consultation for evaluation and proper management of anovulation. ...Read more

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What are the usual symptoms of anovulation?

No periods: Ovulation is the necessary step to have a spontaneous menstrual period. Following normal ovulation the hormone Progesterone rises significantly for roughly 2 weeks; if no pregnancy occurs, Progesterone falls and a period begins. In anovulation menstruation cannot occur, so periods are irregular or absent altogether. The only reliable symptom suggestive of anovulation is missed periods. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: anovulation?

Anovulation: Anovulation is a fancy term for not ovulating. It means an egg or oocyte was not produced during the cylce. ...Read more

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For the past 9 months my wife is having anovulation, is this too bad what can be use to correct it and for how long ?

I presume: She already has been worked up by her gyn for the cause of anovulation. Check out these links and i hope these would provide u with valuable resourceful information to u. God bless u! http://infertility.about.com/od/causesofinfertility/a/anovulation.htm. http://natural-fertility-info.com/clomid-natural-alternatives-to-clomid.html. ...Read more

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Is anovulation normal for a 27 year old women? And if that happens that means you can't get pregnant right?

No!: It's not really normal for any reproductive-age woman, but especially in a 27 year old. Anovulation does not mean you can't (ever) get pregnant, that depends on the reason for the anovulation - you may well require a doctor's help but in most cases it should be possible. ...Read more

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Why could malnutrition cause anovulation?

Why could malnutrition cause anovulation?

Stress response: Malnutrition, whether due to famine, intestinal disease, anorexia nervosa, or extreme dieting, is physically stressful to the body, and results in high levels of cortisol. High cortisol levels suppress the pituitary hormones that trigger ovulation. This is beneficial in the long run because it lowers birth rates in times of famine, and reduces the number of deaths from starvation. ...Read more

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What do the terms anovulation and ovulation mean?

What do the terms anovulation and ovulation mean?

Terminology: Ovulation refers to the release of an oocyte (egg, ) usually around the mid-cycle, from a woman's ovary. Anovulation simply means the absence of ovulation, or not ovulating. There is a wide range of ovulatory dysfunction between these two extremes, involving ovulations that may be unpredictable, infrequent, and in other ways abnormal. ...Read more

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