Some articles on menstrual periods, periods, menstrual:
... For most women, alteration of menstrual periods is the principal indication of chronic anovulation ... Ovulatory menstrual periods tend to be regular and predictable in terms of cycle length, duration and heaviness of bleeding, and other symptoms ... Ovulatory periods are often accompanied by midcycle symptoms such as mittelschmerz or premenstrual symptoms ...
... use hormonal contraception in this way to eliminate their periods for months or years at a time, a practise called menstrual suppression ... the researchers were aware that they could use the contraceptive to space menstrual periods up to 90 days apart, but they settled on a 28-day cycle that ... Some researchers point to the fact that historically, females have had far fewer menstrual periods throughout their lifetimes, a result of shorter life expectancies, as well as a greater length of time ...
Famous quotes containing the words periods and/or menstrual:
“Whose are the truly labored sentences? From the weak and flimsy periods of the politician and literary man, we are glad to turn even to the description of work, the simple record of the months labor in the farmers almanac, to restore our tone and spirits.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“Virginity is now a mere preamble or waiting room to be got out of as soon as possible; it is without significance. Old age is similarly a waiting room, where you go after lifes over and wait for cancer or a stroke. The years before and after the menstrual years are vestigial: the only meaningful condition left to women is that of fruitfulness.”
—Ursula K. Le Guin (b. 1929)