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(Science: physiology) The cyclic, physiologic discharge through the vagina of blood and mucosal tissues from the nonpregnant uterus, it is under hormonal control and normally recurs, usually at approximately four week intervals, in the absence of pregnancy during the reproductive period (puberty through menopause) of the female of the human and a few species of primates. It is the culmination of the menstrual cycle. The monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause; the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation; a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped.See [[Menstrual Cycle.

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Human Reproduction

I read a line in my text stating "after 14 days of ovulation , if ovum is not fertilized , the lining of uterus degenerates and menstruation begins." Why does the endometrium degenerates ? Please Help!! :?

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by madromanoff
Thu Jan 17, 2013 4:26 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Reproduction
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menstruation and the lunar cycle with animals

hi, could someone tell me whether there is any evidence pointing to some relationship between the lunar cycle and menstruation in general? (Not just humans.) AFAIK, human menstruation cycle has almost the same length as the lunar cycle, but would be interested in whether the moon ...

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by nagyv
Sun Oct 16, 2011 9:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: menstruation and the lunar cycle with animals
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Views: 1362

Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... on the ovaries and in the bowel. It has been found in other places, but the pelvis is most common. Its biggest symptoms is PAIN, especially during menstruation, because this is when the endometrium sheds, also known as menstruation or one's period. The weight gain and the bloating is more similar ...

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by Dibear
Mon Jun 14, 2010 5:47 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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Re: No period, No sex, i don't know?

I'm not a doctor...Lack of menstruation can be due to anorexia because body saves energy( do you eat enough?)..next ovarian cysts could cause hormonal imbalance..You should do ultrasound, check hormones levels and (just in case) CA 125.. ...

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by zami'87.
Thu Dec 10, 2009 5:09 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: No period, No sex, i don't know?
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Views: 12044

menstrual cycle..

Have sex during menstruation is kinda gross since there would be blood everywhere. Also, at that time, usually women don't have a willing to have sex due to hormonal cycle. Some women suffer painful and uncomfortable because of uterine ...

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by DoctorStein
Sat Jul 05, 2008 3:32 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: menstrual cycle..
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Views: 10861
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