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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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3%) patients underwent second hysteroscopy after 2 months as they did not show any improvement in their endometrial echoes in ultrasonsgraphy or menstrual flow.
The questionnaire consisted of age residential address fathers occupation and income age of menarche date of last menstrual period details of menstrual cycle including cycle length number of days the period lasts menstrual flow (i.
tend to be relieved when menstrual flow begins or soon afterward.
Treatment of pain due to primary dysmenorrhea which usually occurs 16-18 months after menarche in teens that begins 1-2 hours before menstrual flow and last 1-2 days is made possible through ginger's anti-spasmodic property (Hudson, 2003).
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.
In addition, because it collects rather than absorbs the menstrual flow, it can be worn overnight or during any activity.
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
concluded that length of cycle, menstrual irregularity, length of mensturation, flow volume, dysmenorrhea and hormone levels are similar in women with and without tubal legation, but parous women with a history of cesarean section and tubal ligation more than 5 years of age experienced a marginal increase in volume of menstrual flow compared with women who did not undergo tubal ligation.
Among 12-year-olds (n = 792) who completed a semistructured questionnaire, 363 had achieved menarche and 42% of them reported painful menstruation that correlated with duration of menstrual flow and the amount of blood loss.
Abnormal menstrual cycles: Fenugreek promotes menstrual flow.
00pm) Dr Dawn discusses periods with women who agree to measure their own menstrual flow to find out what is 'normal', and the mobile clinic arrives in Llandudno.
The menstrual flow may have thick clumps of blood called clots.