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menstrual flow

The endometrial tissue that sloughs monthly during menstruation, from menarche to menopause, which lasts for 2–7 days and ranges from 10 to 80 ml in volume.
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menstrual flow

Menstrual discharge, period Gynecology The vaginal bleeding that occurs monthly from menarche to menopause, which lasts for 2–7 days of a discharge averaging 60–70 mL. See Menstruation.
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Patient discussion about menstrual flow

Q. preventing pre menstrual MIGRAINES. Has anyone come up with any good preventive medicine for migraines? Mine come systematically right before and during the menstrual cycle. My (male) neurolight in Paris didn't seem to see a linkk with migraines and my cycle - or offer any preventive advice. I take Relpax to relieve. Does anyone have a more natural or preventive solution?

A. I have the same problem and take Topomax to prevent the migrains. Also make sure you get enough rest right before you start. There seems to be a correlation. It took about 2 months to fully work but at least the first migrain after I started taking Topomax wasn't as severe.

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:

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.

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In recent years, women have gotten involved with the technology related to menstruation and contraceptive measures, which is often controversial, just as is hormonal control and the suppression of menstrual discharge. Alternatives to the traditional pill include contraceptive patches, injections and implants, the intrauterine system, or the progestogen-only pill.
In normal menstruation, one half to three quarters of the menstrual discharge is blood, the rest being fragments of endometrial tissue and mucus.
This stop element is flat and arched in a shape that may be held at a depressed portion of the coccyx area of the user to absorb any menstrual discharge flowing to the coccyx area.