Essays Tagged: "Menstrual cycle"

Investigation of Reproduction and Development in Animals

s, hence, slowing population growth. The system by which all female contraception must operate: the menstrual cycle.What is the menstrual cycle? and what hormones are involved in controlling it?After ... lace on a cyclic basis including the uterus lining and hormone levels. These changes are called the menstrual cycle. Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) from the pituitary gland stimulates the growth o ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

The Big 'M' Menopause How does it start, what is it exactly, and how do I handle those night sweats.

t in layman's terms) "The transition period in a woman's life when the ovaries stop producing eggs, menstrual activity decreases and eventually ceases, and the body decreases the production of the fem ... s your mid-fifties. Socially the word refers to a process, not a precise moment in the life of your menstrual cycle. Medically it refers to one precise moment, the date of your last period. Sometimes ...

(15 pages) 170 1 4.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The physical, sexual, and psycholgical effects of Female Gential Mutation.

r. After the mutilation is completed the women may encounter serious infections from their urine or menstrual cycle being retained in the wounds. Also, the use of the same instrument that were used on ... in the bladder and urethra, kidney damage, reproductive tract infections resulting from obstructed menstrual flow, pelvic infections, infertility, excessive scar tissue, keloids (raised, irregularly ...

(2 pages) 67 1 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Human Female Reproductive Organs.

ogen hormone causes the thickening of the lining of the uterus and vagina in the early phase of the menstrual cycle. The estrogen hormone is also responsible for female secondary sex characteristics s ... levels of the hormones secreted by the ovaries. The endometrium is thickest during the part of the menstrual cycle in which a fertilized ovum would be expected to enter the uterus and is thinnest jus ...

(2 pages) 67 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

A short paper explaining the diference between PMS and PMDD, and why feminists might be particularly concerned with the "mental disorder" PMDD.

Premenstrual syndrome or PMS is the variation of physical and mood symptoms that appear during the last ... is the variation of physical and mood symptoms that appear during the last one or two weeks of the menstrual cycle and disappear by the end of the full flow the period. Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorde ...

(1 pages) 44 1 1.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Polycystic Ovarian Disease.

rather it is a combination of several independent symptoms. These symptoms include obesity, lack of menstrual cycle, male pattern hair loss, acne, hirsutism, infertility, depression, and migraines. Th ... obesity and PCOS (Thatcher 118). Perhaps the most common effect of PCOS on the body is the lack of menstrual cycle. This is due to the excessively high amounts of testosterone in the body (Turkington ...

(11 pages) 50 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Health and medicine

ery women's life, and is defined as one day in a women's' life , the day after she has not seen her menstrual period for twelve consecutive months , and no other biological or physiological reason is ... process speeds up and hormones fluctuate or change more causing irregular periods.By her 50's, her menstrual cycle finally ends completely.Symptoms/ Diagnosis: Every woman's body is unique therefore ...

(2 pages) 104 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Anorexia Nervosa

anorexia nervosa victims die of starvation, and the condition may also lead to abnormalities in the menstrual cycle and increased susceptibility to infection. (Bruch, 53) Anorexia is an illness of sev ... appears gaunt and her skin is cold and red or blue in color. Do to the lack of fat in her body, her menstrual cycle is likely to have ceased. Despite these conditions, she still sees herself overweigh ...

(102 pages) 482 1 4.2 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Effects of Steroids on the Human Body

ifferent. Women can develop a deeper voice, bloating, rapid weight gain, facial hair, and disrupted menstrual cycle.Roid rage is a common known effect of steroid abuse. Roid rage mostly comes from hig ...

(1 pages) 644 0 2.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Endocrine System and the Female Cycle

oidism Include sluggishness, early morning fatigue, cold extremities, lowered basal temperature and menstrual problems, Including scanty periods.Adrenal and other hormonal gland dysfunctions can cause ...

(3 pages) 68 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Abortion: A Woman's Right and Choice

ater, the girl visits the doctor, concerned about the pains in her stomach, and the abstinence of a menstrual cycle. A pregnancy test is conducted that returns positive results. Overcome by fear, the ...

(6 pages) 108 3 4.7 Oct/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Eating Disorders

to alter their eating habits so dramatically that it can change their growth pattern, interrupt the menstrual cycle, and cause death.In today's society a woman concentrates significantly more on her a ...

(10 pages) 110 0 4.5 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Effects Of Ortho Tri-Cyclen

pregnancy, Ortho Tri-Cyclen is clinically proven to help your skin look better. The Pill may reduce menstrual cramps, make your cycles more regular, lighten blood flow, and may provide some protection ... blem with this pill. Women experience many biological pains when they are experiencing their menstrual cycle. Cramps, headaches, bloating, body aches, swelling/soreness of the breasts, etc. Tak ...

(5 pages) 10 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Von Willebrands

opedia, Vol. 20).The symptoms of getting this disease are excessive bleeding of the gums, nose, and menstrual cycle. Other symptoms are easy bruising and long bleeding after surgery (http://www.wfh.or ...

(1 pages) 442 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Morning After Pill

s of unprotected intercourse, it will not protect from pregnancy throughout the rest of the women's menstrual cycle . This is an emergency method, not a method of abortion. It is not 100% effective, t ... cts are nausea within the first 24-48 hours, spotting or cramping and diarrhea, can irregulate your menstrual cycle,vomiting and tender breast. There is a chance that some women can develop a blood cl ...

(1 pages) 689 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Anorexia Nervosa and Its Effects on the Human Body

cause one of the most serious consequences of this illness in women: amenorrhea, an absence of the menstrual cycle. Amenorrhea can put stress on tiny bones that result in their breakage and also inte ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Ortho Tri-Cyclen

pregnancy, Ortho Tri-Cyclen is clinically proven to help your skin look better. The Pill may reduce menstrual cramps, make your cycles more regular, lighten blood flow, and may provide some protection ... ve a problem with this pill.Women experience many biological pains when they are experiencing their menstrual cycle. Cramps, headaches, bloating, body aches, swelling/soreness of the breasts, etc. Tak ...

(3 pages) 570 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

What is the definition of a crime?

n't really understand what was happening, but later realized. A month has passed and she missed her menstrual cycle. She told her mother and they went to the doctor, come to find out she was pregnant. ...

(7 pages) 90 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Lifespan Development and Personality Paper

menopause, the shutdown of reproductive capacity. Estrogen and progesterone levels decline, and the menstrual cycle finally stops.Most individuals are well into delayed adulthood before their physical ...

(6 pages) 110 0 3.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A Flow of Meaning: The Symbolism of the Menstrual Cycle in ZZ Packer’s “Every Tongue Shall Confess”

1� Helena BaldwinMs. O'NealEnglish 110210 October 2011A Flow of Meaning:The Symbolism of the Menstrual Cycle in ZZ Packer's"Every Tongue Shall Confess"The menstrual cycle has long been consider ... ntionable degree. In ZZ Packer's "Every Tongue Shall Confess," the protagonist, Clareese, is on her menstrual cycle for the duration of the story. Her menstrual cycle represents her impiety, femininit ...

(7 pages) 2 0 0.0 Dec/2011

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors