Menstrual Health as a Part of Preventive Health Care.

  title={Menstrual Health as a Part of Preventive Health Care.},
  author={Kristen A. Matteson and Kate M Zaluski},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America},
  volume={46 3},

Menstruation-Related Disorders—Dysmenorrhea and Heavy Bleeding—as Significant Epiphenomena in Women With Rheumatic Diseases

Women affected by RDs frequently presented menstruation-related disorders; thus, female patients with RDs should be questioned about gynecological symptoms and referred to the gynecologist for an accurate evaluation.

Perception of Menstrual Normality and Abnormality in Spanish Female Nursing Students

Compared the menstrual characteristics and symptoms of female university students reporting self-perceived normality concerning their cycles and menstruation with those who perceive their menstruation as being abnormal are compared.

Premenstrual Syndrome and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder as Centrally Based Disorders

PMS and PMDD encompass a variety of symptoms that occur during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle and impair daily life activities and relationships, and pharmacological management aims to stabilize hormonal fluctuations and to restore the neuroendocrine balance.

Menstrual health and period poverty among young people who menstruate in the Barcelona metropolitan area (Spain): protocol of a mixed-methods study

This is a convergent mixed-methods study, which will combine a quantitative transversal study to identify the prevalence of period poverty among YPM (11–16 years old), and a qualitative study that will focus on exploring menstruation-related experiences of YPM and other groups (young people who do not menstruate); primary healthcare professionals; educators and policy-makers.

Pre-pregnancy menstrual cycle regularity and length and the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: prospective cohort study

Women whose cycles were long or irregular during mid-adulthood, but not in adolescence or young adulthood, were at higher risk of GDM, compared with women whose cycles remained <32 days or regular, respectively.

Do economic circumstances and family structures affect young girls’ healthy living behaviors and menstrual symptoms?

It was found that economic status and painful menstruation negatively affected healthy lifestyle behaviors while living with one’s nuclear family; furthermore, chronic disease, painful menstrualation, and family types other than the nuclear family negatively affected menstrual symptoms.

The Specificities of Elite Female Athletes: A Multidisciplinary Approach

This review presents the current but still limited data on how normal menstrual phases, altered menstruation phases, and hormonal contraception affect both physical and cognitive performances in these elite athletes and takes a broader multidisciplinary approach to examine the implicated mechanisms.

Interference and Impact of Dysmenorrhea on the Life of Spanish Nursing Students

The concern among students about the academic repercussions and even feelings of guilt and incomprehension from others leads to high rates of presenteeism with potentially negative consequences for patient care.

Ekonomik koşullar ve aile yapıları genç kızların sağlıklı yaşam davranışlarını ve adet belirtilerini etkiler mi?

It was found that economic status and painful menstruation negatively affected healthy lifestyle behaviors, while living with one’s nuclear family positively affectedhealthy lifestyle behaviours; furthermore, chronic disease, painful menstrualation, and family types other than the nuclear family negatively affected menstrual symptoms.



Abnormal uterine bleeding, health status, and usual source of medical care: analyses using the Medical Expenditures Panel Survey.

AUB is associated with diminished physical and mental health status and having a usual source of medical care and being younger, Caucasian, and obese than women without AUB.

Practice bulletin no. 128: diagnosis of abnormal uterine bleeding in reproductive-aged women.

  • Medicine
    Obstetrics and gynecology
  • 2012
The term dysfunctional uterine bleeding––often used synonymously with AUB in the literature to indicate AUB for which there was no Diagnosis of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in Reproductive-Aged Women.

Use of health services associated with increased menstrual loss in the United States.

Women having heavy flow of menstrual bleeding are more likely to use health care than women having a normal flow, and age, family size, insurance coverage, perception of health, andFlow of menstrual periods are associated with the majority of questions used to measure health care use.

ACOG Committee Opinion No. 760: Dysmenorrhea and Endometriosis in the Adolescent.

Therapy must be individualized, and obstetrician-gynecologists should consider patient choice, the need for contraception, contraindications to hormone use, and potential adverse effects and counsel the adolescent and her family on treatment options.

ACOG Committee Opinion No. 754: The Utility of and Indications for Routine Pelvic Examination.

  • L. Chohan
  • Medicine
    Obstetrics and gynecology
  • 2018
Based on the current limited data on potential benefits and harms and expert opinion, the decision to perform a pelvic examination should be a shared decision between the patient and her obstetrician-gynecologist or other gynecologic care provider.

Clinical Management of Endometriosis.

Safe and effective surgical techniques are discussed within this article for various presentations of endometriosis and appropriate management is discussed, including when and whether surgery is warranted in this at-risk population of reproductive-aged women.