Menstruation

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  1. Menstruation
    body excretes excess uterine lining if conception has not occurred
  2. Menarche
    initial onset of menstrual cycle
  3. Facts about Menstrual Physiology
    • Flow lasts 2-6 days
    • Volume varies from 6-8 oz
    • Duration varies 24-42 days
    • Ovulation occurs 14 days from onset of next cycle
  4. Menstrual Synchrony
    simultaneous cycles among women living in close proximity
  5. Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
    Symptoms of physical and psychological discomfort that occur 2-12 days before period
  6. Dysmenorrhea
    pain or discomfort before or during menstruation
  7. Amenorrhea
    the absence of menstruation
  8. Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS)
    disease that occurs most commonly in menstruating women and that can cause a person to go into shock

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chanchan27104
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322817
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Menstruation
Updated:
2016-08-31 17:10:01
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psychology anatomy
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PSY 491,Female Sexual Anatomy
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