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Question 20. Why are my menstrual cycles irregular? by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted Wed 28 Apr 2010 1:54pm We often have residents from the Ob Gyn residency program at Georgetown rotating through our office. When they sit in on my consultations they get very familiar with my little song and dance about the normal menstrual cycle. Let's face it....if you don't understand normal reproduction then how can you figure out how to order appropriate tests on ... Read on »
Respiratory Symptoms Vary According to Stage of Menstrual Cycle by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Tue 13 Nov 2012 12:00am American Thoracic Society press release Respiratory symptoms vary significantly during different stages of the menstrual cycle, with higher frequencies during the mid-luteal to mid-follicular stages, according to a new study. “The effects of the menstrual cycle on respiratory symptoms in the general population have not been well studie ... Read on »
Understanding Your Menstrual Cycle by Stacie Colino for Womans Day by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Wed 15 Sep 2010 6:20am  You’re probably all too familiar with how your period affects your mood and cravings (hello, once-a-month chocolate fest!), but your period is just one part of your monthly menstrual cycle and a snapshot of how well your body is functioning. “Regular periods with no unusual symptoms mean your hormones are working properly, which bodes w ... Read on »
The Bloody Truth, feminine hygiene and the menstrual cycle by Dhrumil Purohit Patient Expert Posted Sun 14 Sep 2008 2:56pm 1 Comment Today is day 1 of Women's Week and this essay comes to us courtesy of guest blogger Bellgene Chung. Bell, as the community knows her, made her debut on WLIR last May when she openly shared her cancer story, and later her cancer victory. Bell's latest essay focuses on feminine hygiene and the ovulation process and the myths associated with the f ... Read on »
Why the Menstrual Cycle may affect ADHD Medication Dosing Levels by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Sun 17 May 2009 11:29pm Do hormonal fluctuations result in variable ADHD medication dosage levels across the menstrual cycle? We have investigated the impact of gender on ADHD in a number of earlier posts. We have covered topics such as Gender Dependent ADHD Genes , including MAOA, SLC6A2, SLC6A4 and COMT Clearly, there are a number of boy/girl ... Read on »
Irregular Menstrual Cycle by Ben L. Naturopathic Doctor Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 9:43pm Irregular Menstrual I have an irregular menstrual cycle without Myomin. If I take Myomin my periods are regular but as soon as I stop taking it, Im out of whack. Should I be worried? We are now thinking of starting a family. Can I take Myomin up until pregnancy? Answer: Hello - This is a difficult question. What I suggest is ... Read on »
menstrual cycle and stress by Jennifer Boire Patient Expert Posted Wed 10 Jun 2009 12:20am "A little stress gets you going - too much of it and you start to unravel...You're already up to your eyeballs with things to do and now you've got to sort out your new diet, get regular exercise, and take time out to meditate on the meaning of your life... but if you don't take stock now you could be in much worse strife further down the tr ... Read on »
Hippocampus throughout the menstrual cycle by Thomas Z. Rams√ły Doctor of Philosophy Posted Tue 07 Oct 2008 6:21pm The recent issue of the journal Hippocampus has an interesting article on the structure of the hippocampus throughout the menstrual cycle. By studying women two times during the menstrual cycle (pre- and post-menstrual) using volumetric MR scanning, researchers Xenia Protopopescu and her colleagues at Cornell University demonstrated structur ... Read on »
Menstrual cycle linked to suicides, claims AIIMS study by Dr. J. Mariano Anto Bruno M. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 24 May 2009 10:32pm http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/099200905241011.htm Women in depression, especially during their menstrual periods, run a greater risk of harming themselves including committing suicide, an AIIMS study has claimed. A team of researchers at the country's premier medical institute here have found that complexities in menstrual c ... Read on »
The Good Ol’ Menstrual Cycle! by Vanessa R. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Oct 2009 10:01pm Click to enlarge a bit The menstrual cycle has never looked so exciting!  Created by the wonderful woman behind I Heart Guts!, this chart explains exactly what’s going on during each day of your menstrual journey (pay special attention to day 25).  Perfect for explaining the menstrual cycle for the first time to a young girl…or to a 26-yea ... Read on »