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period

noun age, bout, continuance, course, duration, eon, epoch, era, hitch, interval, juncture, length of time, limited time, point, season, shift, span, spell, stage, stint, stretch, tenure, term, time, time interval, time stretch, tour, while
Associated concepts: period of redemption
See also: age, annum, cycle, date, duration, expiration, life, moratorium, tenure, term, time
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He said the term "menstrual migraine" is used mainly to describe migraines that occur in women who have almost all of their headaches from two days before to one day after their menstrual periods and declining levels of estrogen at the onset of menses is likely to be the cause of menstrual migraines.
This study suggests that these problems not only exist but become most evident in women in the first year following their final menstrual period," Weber said.
When there is no love, estrogen is unbalanced and leads to fatigue, changes in menstrual period, anxiety, wrinkles, headaches, fluid retention, weight gain, urinary tract infections and depression," concluded Dr Taher.
Gestational age is usually determined by the date of the woman's last menstrual period.
Lybrel is the first pill to receive Food and Drug Administration approval for continuous use and, when taken daily, the pill can halt women's menstrual periods indefinitely as well as prevent pregnancies, its manufacturer Wyeth said.
1) Daughters of DES-exposed women began having regular menstrual periods at a later age than others (mean, 16.
Symptoms can be as varied as nervousness, shaky hands, increased sweating, lighter menstrual periods, feelings of being hot all the time, and heart palpitations.
Though uncommon, bleeding between menstrual periods in either cycle one or cycle two occurred in significantly more among women taking Plan B (13%) than among controls (7%).
Warning signs include extreme weight loss, irregular menstrual periods, fatigue or inability to concentrate, and stress fractures or muscle injuries.
They must be non-smokers, have a stable body weight for the last six months, regular menstrual periods, and taking no medication including birth control pills or hormone replacement therapy.
196) doesn't mention that 13 to 20 percent of women with heavy menstrual periods have a common but often undiagnosed bleeding disorder called von Willebrand disease.