Effect of Air Pollution on Menstrual Cycle Length—A Prognostic Factor of Women’s Reproductive Health

@inproceedings{MerklingerGruchala2017EffectOA,
  title={Effect of Air Pollution on Menstrual Cycle Length—A Prognostic Factor of Women’s Reproductive Health},
  author={Anna Merklinger-Gruchala and Grazyna Jasieńska and Maria Kapiszewska},
  booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health},
  year={2017}
}
Air pollution can influence women's reproductive health, specifically menstrual cycle characteristics, oocyte quality, and risk of miscarriage. The aim of the study was to assess whether air pollution can affect the length of the overall menstrual cycle and the length of its phases (follicular and luteal). Municipal ecological monitoring data was used to assess the air pollution exposure during the monitored menstrual cycle of each of 133 woman of reproductive age. Principal component analyses… CONTINUE READING