The association of behavior and lifestyle factors with menstrual symptoms.

@article{KritzSilverstein1999TheAO,
  title={The association of behavior and lifestyle factors with menstrual symptoms.},
  author={Donna Kritz-Silverstein and Deborah L. Wingard and Frank C. Garland},
  journal={Journal of women's health & gender-based medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={8 9},
  pages={1185-93}
}
The present study examines the association of obesity, cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption, and exercise with the prevalence of menstrual cycle disorders among 2912 women aboard U.S. Navy ships. Self-administered surveys obtained information on weight, height, cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption, and exercise. Participants also indicated whether they experienced cramps or pain during their period requiring medication or time off work, bleeding between periods, excessive frequency of… CONTINUE READING

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