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cycling

 [si´kling]
the ending of an inspiratory phase of mechanical ventilation.
flow cycling the delivery of gas under positive pressure during inspiration until flow drops to a specified terminal level.
pressure cycling the delivery of gas under positive pressure during inspiration until an adjustable, preselected pressure has been reached.
timed cycling the delivery of gas under positive pressure during inspiration until an adjustable, preselected time interval has elapsed.
volume cycling the delivery of gas under positive pressure during inspiration until an adjustable, preselected volume has been delivered.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A weight training term for the ingestion of multiple doses of steroids over a specified period of time, stopping for a time and starting again
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

cycling

Sports medicine A weight training term for taking multiple doses of steroids over a specified period of time, stopping for a time and starting again. See Anabolic steroids, Weight training.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Patient discussion about cycling

Q. is it normal to get a nausous feeling around the time i would start my menstrual cycle?

A. Yes, it is absolutely normal to feel nausea before and during menstrual cycle. The shift in hormonal levels can cause also headaches, mood changes, feeling of bloating and other common symptoms.

Q. can you get poly-cystic ovarian syndrome when you still have your menstrual cycle?

A. polycystic ovarian syndrome is when the egg does not come out- so i guess there is no menstrual that month. but as far as i know it's not every month that an egg decides to stay at home after 18... i guess you can check up more exact at this site:
http://www.pcosupport.org/

Q. my lower back hurts so bad when i get my cycle, how do i make it stop?thank you Karen

A. The previous answer is correct. The back pain you are experiencing is most likely related to menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea). Acupuncture is very effective in regulating the menstrual cycle and relieving this pain. Additionally, many acupuncturists offer Chinese herbal medicine that can also help your condition.

You may want to try some acupressure on yourself to help with the cramps. This article discuss some points you can try to help:
http://www.altmd.com/Articles/Acupressure-for-Menstrual-Cramps

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