A comparison of recalled date of last menstrual period
with prospectively recorded dates.
The mean menstrual period
duration was 28.7[+ or -]4.4 days, and the mean length of menstruation was 5.9[+ or -]1.3 days (range, 3-10 days) in 581 (66.1%) girls who defined their periods as regular Approximately 62% (508/818) of the girls stated that their menstrual flow contained clots, whereas 5.2% (43/824) and 8.0% (66/824) stated that they experienced spotting before and in the middle of their menstrual period
"It was amazing to discover that 90 percent didn't know what a menstrual period
was before they had their first one.
Without such love, estrogen will be high, lack of ovulation during menstrual periods
, digestion issues, unrelenting stress, unresolved emotional issues, poor diet and anxiety," explained Dr Taher.
Menopause is a natural part of the female reproductive cycle when monthly menstrual periods
end permanently, signifying the end of childbearing years.
More precisely, in the year before and after her final menstrual period
a woman is likely to experience substantial increases in total cholesterol levels.
Women who use oral contraceptives just prior to conception may be more likely than nonusers to experience adverse birth outcomes, according to a study of health records from the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.: Those who used the pill within 30 days of their last menstrual period
had elevated odds of preterm birth and low birth weight, conditions that are associated with infant morbidity and mortality.
births between 1996 and 2002, researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine and University of Cinncinnati found a strong relationship between birth defects and time of conception (last menstrual period
) between April and July.
Studying all 30.1 million US births from 1996 to 2002, researchers found a strong association between an increased number of birth defects in children of women whose last menstrual period
occurred in April, May, June or July and elevated levels of nitrates, atrazine and other pesticides in surface water in the same months.
Kimberly-Clark's Kotex brand and Dot Girl First Period Products, a leading retailer of first menstrual period
kits for pre-teen girls, announced today a new licensing agreement.
Boston -- A single dose of Plan B (levonorgestrel) alters the timing and duration of the menstrual period
that immediately follows emergency contraception, according to a new study.
It begins with 12year-old Sarai, daughter of a wealthy Sumerian in the city of Ur, experiencing her first menstrual period
and being immediately readied for marriage.