short luteal phase

short luteal phase

A luteal phase of the menstrual cycle that is less than 10 days, which occurs in about 5% of ovulatory cycles. The relationship between an abnormally short luteal phase and reproduction is unclear, but has been linked to unexplained infertility.
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The mean plasma P4 AUC value for all CL (Figure 5A) included the data for CL formed in various physiological conditions, for example, the short luteal phase after the first ovulation (which had a small AUC due to physiological reasons), so no statistical difference was detected between the groups.
In addition, a short luteal phase can further delay the interval from calving to conception and usually occurs following first postpartum ovulation.
During the year-long study, they identified 28 women who had more than one menstrual cycle with a short luteal phase -- the interval between ovulation and the beginning of menstruation -- and andther 13 women who failed to ovulate during at least one cycle.
Instead, they found that a short luteal phase or a cycle without ovulation strongly predicted bone loss, both for runners and for their less athletic peers.
A short luteal phase or a cycle without ovulation results in decreased blood levels of progesterone, she told SCIENCE NEWS.
There was some suggestion of increased risk of short luteal phase (< 11 days) and anovulation as well, but the confidence intervals were quite wide.
In addition, chloroform was associated with an increased risk of short luteal phase (AOR 2.2; 95% CI, 1.0-4.7) at the highest quartile level.
Several forms of menstrual irregularities have been described in the female athlete: secondary amenorrhea, oligomenorrhoea, short luteal phases and anovulation.
Luteal structures of limited functionality have been related to the occurrence of short luteal phases and subsequent short estrous cycles, which are considered by several researchers to be important for establishment of normal cyclicity [22, 27, 77].
Short luteal phases and ovulations without oestrus in primiparous Borana (Bos indicus) cows in the central highlands of Ethiopia.