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Menstruation

Also called: Menses, Menstrual period, Period
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Menstruation, or period, is normal vaginal bleeding that occurs as part of a woman's monthly cycle. Every month, your body prepares for pregnancy. If no pregnancy occurs, the uterus, or womb, sheds its lining. The menstrual blood is partly blood and partly tissue from inside the uterus. It passes out of the body through the vagina.

Periods usually start between age 11 and 14 and continue until menopause at about age 51. They usually last from three to five days. Besides bleeding from the vagina, you may have

Premenstrual syndrome, or PMS, is a group of symptoms that start before the period. It can include emotional and physical symptoms.

Consult your health care provider if you have big changes in your cycle. They may be signs of other problems that should be treated.

NIH: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

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User gender
27 out of 31 users are female.
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Female27
Male4
Other0
Survey Participants: 31
User age
The most common user is 21-30 years old.
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< 218
21-3021
30-403
40-503
50+2
Survey Participants: 37
User reported disease
Users most commonly suffer from Back pain.
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Back pain4
Sexually transmitted disease (STD)2
Survey Participants: 6
User exercise frequency
Users most commonly exercise once a week.
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Once a week19
Twice a week3
Five times a week5
Everyday5
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User smoking habit
24 out of 27 users do not smoke.
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Smoke3
Do not smoke24
Survey Participants: 27
User alcohol consumption frequency
Users most commonly reported never consuming alcohol
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Never17
One drink a day0
Two drinks a day0
More than two drinks a day2
Once a week1
Twice a week1
Once a month5
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User body weight
9 out of 30 users report being overweight.
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Overweight9
Not overweight21
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User well-being
13 out of 25 users report having significant pain in the last 3 months.
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Significant pain in the last 3 months13
No significant pain in the last 3 months12
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The most common user profession is Student.
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Student9
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House Maker4
Engineer, IT or Software3
Professor2
Lawyer1
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This page was last updated on 6/20/2017.
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