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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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By allowing a menstrual flow to occur after treatment withdrawal, the endometrium could be refreshed, and the tendency toward a progressive endometrial thickening could be reversed.
4) Excessive volume may mean menstrual flow that soaks through one or more sanitary pads or tampons per hour.
The C'elle service is based on Cryo-Cell's expansive patent pending IP technology portfolio and was introduced in November, 2007 as the first and only service that empowers women to collect and cryopreserve menstrual flow containing undifferentiated adult stem cells for future potential utilization by the donor or possibly first-degree relatives in a manner similar to umbilical cord blood stem cells.
3%) patients underwent second hysteroscopy after 2 months as they did not show any improvement in their endometrial echoes in ultrasonsgraphy or menstrual flow.
Uterine perforation can occur in 1 of every 1,000 insertions of the copper IUD, which can also cause cramping and increased or painful menstrual flow.
Also, make sure you're using the appropriate size tampon for your menstrual flow.
Despite the lack of conclusive medical evidence that it is dangerous to briefly stop menstrual flow, many Western teachers recommend avoiding these postures.
Women doctors and nurses explained how FGM could kill by setting up infection from slowing menstrual flow, and lengthening childbirth.
Women with a short menstrual cycle (27 days), longer menstrual flow (7 days), and spotting before the onset of menses are at greater risk for developing endometriosis.
Primary dysmenorrhea arises from the release of prostaglandins with menses, which is secreted during the lutealphase and subsequent menstrual flow [12,7] one likely mechanism for increasing prostaglandins is that, during premenstrual phase, progesterone decreases which results the synthesis of prostaglandins in endometrial cells by membrancephospholipids [14] excessive release of prostaglandins increase the amplitude and frequency of uterine contraction and causes vasospasm of the uterine arterioles.
The only change seen was a shortening of the first half of the menstrual cycle, from the end of the previous menstrual flow until the release of the egg