How does the menstrual cycle change as women age?

Answer Some women may have longer periods with heavy flow followed by shorter cycles and hardly any bleeding. Others will begin to miss periods completely. During this time, a woman also becomes less able... Read More »

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Do women without ovaries have a menstrual cycle?

Women without ovaries still have menstrual cycles, though symptoms of PMS are usually decreased or completely eliminated, according to a study conducted by Canada's Queens University. The scientist... Read More »

Serious Q: Is it normal for a woman's menstrual cycle to change dramatically after tubal ligation?

I went from a you can count on it cycle of 4days on every 28 days to 3 days on every 21 to 35 days...never know exactly when but it is short. Just wait the good stuff is yet to come...I am now con... Read More »

Is it possible to not have a menstrual cycle?

Yes, when you do not have a menstrual cycle it is called amenorrhea. The primary form of this condition occurs when menstruation does not begin before the age of 16. The secondary form is when mens... Read More »

Can one have a menstrual cycle during pregnancy?

The function of a menstrual cycle is to prepare the uterus for a possible pregnancy; when you become pregnant, your hormone levels change and the menstrual cycle stops. Some women may experience bl... Read More »