Questions tagged [menstruation]

Occurs when uterine lining is shed. Cause bleeding and may cause cramps, irritability and other potentially unpleasant effects.

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Infrared light therapy for menstrual pains?

My wife often has menstrual pains that knock her down for 1-2 days every month. She uses heat packs to make it bearable. I saw an infrared light on special offer earlier today and considering buying ...
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Extended amenorrhea due to exercise - how to mitigate long-term damage?

One thing that female athletes with low body fat can encounter is amenorrhea. While not a problem in the short term, extended instances of this can lead to bone loss (osteopenia/osteoporosis). Are ...
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Can removing a contraceptive implant cause secondary amenorrhea?

When a woman stops taking birth control medication, she might suffer from various side effects. Can secondary amenorrhea (i.e. missing periods for more than 3 months) be induced by the removal of a ...
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Dry red patches on face?

Around two or three days ago I noticed some unusual dry red patches started forming on my face. They're dry, rather itchy, and red even though some aren't that red. As of now, I have them under my ...