menstrual irregularity

menstrual irregularity

An alteration in the regular timing of the MENSTRUAL PERIODS. This is normal at the beginning of the menstrual life (menarche) and before the menopause. At other times it may be due to missed periods, pregnancy followed by early miscarriage, ANOREXIA NERVOSA, excessive dieting, strenuous athletics or midcycle bleeding.
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This study is the first to show that exposure to air pollution among teen girls (ages 14-18) is associated with slightly increased chances of menstrual irregularity and longer time to achieve such regularity in high school and early adulthood.
Young females who eat too little risk menstrual irregularity, weak bones and eating disorders.
They also believe that it reverses infertility, prevents miscarriage and menstrual irregularity. It is estimated that 1,000 donkeys are slaughtered in the country daily.
Dysmenorrhea, PMS, and menstrual irregularity are more prevalent among young females and gradually increasing with time.
Ejiao is sought after as medicine for a range of problems, from simple colds and insomnia to delaying ageing and increasing libido to treating the side-effects of chemotherapy and preventing infertility, miscarriage and menstrual irregularity in women.
After noting the demographic variables, detailed history in particular reference to menstrual irregularity, infertility, family history, drug history etc.
Combination therapy, using oral contraceptives and spironolactone, in a cohort of 138 patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) was associated with increased rates of improvement of hirsutism, acne, and menstrual irregularity. Therapeutic benefit was seen starting at 6 months.
(1) Antipsychotic-induced hyperprolactinemia can be asymptomatic, but it also has been associated with several adverse effects, including menstrual irregularity, osteoporosis, gynecomastia, and sexual dysfunction.
When females were exposed to high levels of particulate matter in high school, they had "slightly increased odds of menstrual irregularity and longer time to regularity in high school and early adulthood."
Annual pregnancy rates in women using pericoital levonorgestrel 150 meg to 1 mg range from 4.9% to 8.9%; menstrual irregularity is the most common adverse effect (strength of recommendation [SOR]: B, Cochrane review of lower-quality trials).
A woman presenting with menstrual irregularity appears more at risk of having occult POI, as compared to one without any such pointers in history.
A 10-item questionnaire was administered to assess the menstrual irregularity in each student.