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noun as in period

noun as in monthly women's state

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The study found that the individualized algorithm of Natural Cycles shows a higher accuracy of predicting the fertile window compared to calendar-based FAMs like the Rhythm Method and Standard Days Method that rely solely on the date of menstruation.

From Time

When we first started out, very few companies were talking about nixing the stigmas and taboos around menstruation.

From Fortune

Some jurisdictions in the United States are moving the same way, but there’s more to be done in making menstruation fair.

In light of Scotland’s decision, other countries, including the US, may need to assess how they can reduce the burden of menstruation.

Menopause, like menstruation, is often talked about in whispers.

Later studies showed that only gaining weight and the return of natural menstruation help improve bone density.

“Women are bringing menstruation out of the closet,” Starita added.

Continuous contraception that prevents menstruation can also prevent migraines.

When menstruation attacks—according to any generic pre-teen girl—all nightmares become reality.

Low rates of cervical cancer are about genetics—they have nothing to do with menstruation.

Even in normal menstruation there is often a marked physiological excitation which affects the entire person.

Dysmenorrhoea, difficult or obstructed menstruation, is a term used for menstruation accompanied by pain.

At the end of the childbearing period menstruation gradually ceases.

Menstruation may aggravate goitre, uterine fibroid tumours, skin diseases, and affections of the blood vessels.

A reparative period of about four days follows, and then a period of quiescence until the next menstruation commences.


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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to menstruation, such as: bleeding, discharge, menses, monthlies, menstrual cycle, and one's friend.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.