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 »

Does lemon juice shorten the menstrual cycle?

On One Hand: Lemon Juice Doesn't Shorten Menstrual CyclesThere is no medical evidence or studies suggesting lemon juice shortens the menstrual cycle. According to the National Institutes of Health,... Read More »

When does the menstrual cycle return after pregnancy?

On One Hand: The AverageFor most women, ovulation and menstruation resumes five to six weeks after delivery, according to What to Expect When You're Expecting. This can vary considerably based on f... Read More »