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Is there any purpose of a menstrual period other than being able to have a baby?
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Also a health sign
Regular menstrual periods also denote the status of a woman's helath in general.
Morbidly obese, and anorexic women often do not have periods. Patient's post chemo or radiation therapy and hypothyroid patients also fall in that category. However, mother nature's # 1 priority with the menstrual cycle is to reproduce the population!

In brief: Also a health sign
Regular menstrual periods also denote the status of a woman's helath in general.
Morbidly obese, and anorexic women often do not have periods. Patient's post chemo or radiation therapy and hypothyroid patients also fall in that category. However, mother nature's # 1 priority with the menstrual cycle is to reproduce the population!
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