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Chaste plant a boon

... increases progesterone production which keeps the menstrual cycle regular. The study followed 178 women diagnosed with PMS who suffered symptoms such as unstable mood, anger, anxiety, tiredness, sleep disorders and bloating. They took one 20mg tablet a day throughout three monthly cycles, and the treatment w...

Heart Attacks during Menstruation!

...y a heart attack at the beginning of their monthly menstrual cycle, according to new research from England. Angina is a heavy, squeezing chest pain which occurs when there is insufficient oxygen supply to the heart. It is more common in patients //with a history of heart disease. Researchers from the Cardi...

Acupuncture for conception

...ertain number of eggs, hundreds are lost with each menstrual cycle and those that are left after 35 years are more fragile, making fertilization and normal conception more difficult.// Because the body rejects embryos that aren't developing properly, the rate of miscarriages among women over 40 is high, abou...

Women find difficulty in calling it 'Quits'

...omen who smoke. Smoking is associated with greater menstrual bleeding and duration of dysmenorrhea, as well as greater variability in menstrual cycle length. Women who smoke have a more difficult time becoming pregnant, and reach menopause on a...

FDA approves new device to treat women's bleeding disorder

...ed a new method to treat women suffering excessive menstrual bleeding, a device that uses radio waves to zap th... of women suffer menorrhagia, benign but troubling menstrual bleeding so excessive they can require more than 20 tampons in a single day. Thousands of women ever...

Irregular Periods Linked to Diabetes

Women who have irregular or very long menstrual cycles have a higher risk of developing diabetes. Women with such menstrual abnormalities needn't panic because the risk can be reduced markedly by lifestyle measures, most not...

FDA Approves New Arthritis Drug, Bextra

...be indicated for treating rheumatoid arthritis and menstrual pain. The exact launch date and price per dose has yet to be determined....

Breast feeding can alter hormones

...ing mothers can modify the length of other women's menstrual cycles, say researchers.Chemicals called pheromone...hs. The results showed that the length of women's menstrual cycles moved towards extremes after taking in the pheromones - short cycles became significantly sho...

A crude custom

...vagina, leaving only a small opening for urine and menstrual blood - a process known as infibulation. The aim of the process is to ensure the woman is faithful to her future husband. Some communities consider girls ineligible for marriage if they have not been circumcised. Health workers say that the operatio...

Endometriosis coalesced with genes

...in the abdominal cavity, but still responds to the menstrual cycle — causing bleeding, pain, inflammation, adhesions, and sometimes infertility. Australian endometriosis researchers have made use of the Australian Twin Registry, and have joined with the Oxegene project, based at Oxford University in the Unite...

Contraceptive pill to reduce PMS

...eover, the hormonal fluctuations typical of a real menstrual cycle are smoothed out and this may help to relieve pre-menstrual tension syndrome." Contraceptive pills work by artificially raising the level of female hormones in the blood. This overrides the normal hormonal signal from the ovaries and prevent...

Cure for common cold

...h control pills experienced bleeding between their menstrual periods. The panel also questioned whether the drug could be used by the general population because the participants in the clinical trial were mainly young, white, otherwise healthy women. <br...

Osteoporosis could be caused by irregular periods

...ment (NICHD), young women who experience irregular menstrual periods may be at high risk for developing osteopo...rrhea. Amenorrhea occurs when a woman misses her menstrual period for three months or more. When asked, most women did not view a change in their menstrual cyc...

Regular exercise linked to extended menstrual cycles

...ercise may extend the time a woman has between her menstrual periods. The research supports one theory on why r...gether. Whether more-moderate exercise affects the menstrual cycle significantly is still unclear. Dr. Barbara Sternfeld of Kaiser Permanente of Oakland, Califo...

Depressed women show signs of earlier onset of Perimenopause

... clinical changes and ending a year after the last menstrual periods, is a time of increased vulnerability to d...interview indicating a seven day or more change in menstrual cycle length, a change in menstrual flow amount or duration, and cessation of menstruation for at le...

Gene study links endometriosis, infertility

...to new ways of diagnosing and treating the painful menstrual disorder, new research suggests. What's more, the researchers may have also pinpointed a reason why infertility is often an unfortunate consequence of the condition. Anywhere from 10 to 15 percent of women have endometriosis, a condition that occurs ...

Accuracy of Some Natural Family Planning Methods Questioned .

Women who use menstrual cycle monitors to detect their fertile times of th...ated 30 percent to 40 percent rely on some type of menstrual cycle monitor to detect their fertile times for either conception or contraceptive purposes. The day...

A Word Of Caution For Tampon Users

...s, choose the correct absorbency size according to menstrual flow, and use pads in the evenings. Researchers are continuing to study the reasons for the increase in incidents, especially since women are becoming immune to the antibiotics that are being prescribed to treat TSS....

New Treatment Option For Menstrual Migraine

... analyzed data from 155 female patients to look at menstrual migraines.Their research shows that in the five da...triptan, also known as Frova, in the prevention of menstrual migraines. For the study, they included 443 patients. The patients were randomly assigned to placebo...

Hormone Leptin Found To Be Effective In Treating Women With Infertility Problems

...n receiving twice-daily leptin supplements resumed menstrual periods and their ovaries were once again functioning normally. The hormone also significantly improved bone density markers in the blood. However no change was seen in the control group. However researchers say that more study is required to confi...

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