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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The study claims to be the first to show that exposure to air pollution among teenage girls (ages 14-18) is linked to slightly increased chances of menstrual irregularity and longer time to achieve such regularity in high school and early adulthood.
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.
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.
After years of dieting and menstrual irregularity, I lost bone density and had three stress fractures in my early 20s.
In the present study, menstrual irregularity was present in 27.
Young women who experience loss of menstrual irregularity for three or more consecutive months should be evaluated at their first visit.
In the present study menstrual irregularity was seen in 33 out of 168 cases i.
Therefore, in the absence of menstrual irregularity, running itself is not contraindicated for women who are osteopenic or osteoporotic.
Prior to labelling a subject with hirsutism and menstrual irregularity as a case of PCOS, other hormonal dysfunctions require exclusion.
Menstrual irregularity is usually completely normal in the early teen years, but may also be a sign of hormonal disturbance or may result from obesity.