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Premenopause

Premenopause

What's Normal?

Women during the premenopausal years are making choices about education, vocation and partnerships. They may or may not choose to have children. Read more...

Can we Prevent Anovulatory Androgen Excess (aka PCOS)?

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Hi there. I don't know if you can answer this or even if you will think it is a stupid question, but I am 41 and have a 12-year old daughter who got her period two years ago. Read more...

Preventive Powers of Ovulation and Progesterone

This series of articles, originally published in the CeMCOR newsletter, illustrate the importance of ovulation throughout women's reproductive life. Read more...

Am I Skipping Periods Because of Too Much Exercise?

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I'm having periods that are usually two or three months apart and my doctor says it's because I'm doing too much exercise. Read more...

Why do I have Osteoporosis? I’m Way too Young!

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I slipped on some soggy leaves while walking home from work. I ended up breaking my upper arm. I'm only 36-this kind of fracture typically happens in 80 year olds! Read more...

Am I Skipping Periods Because of Too Much Exercise?

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I'm having periods that are usually two or three months apart and my doctor says it's because I'm doing too much exercise. Read more...

Menstrual Cycle Diary Instructional Videos

In this four-part series, Dr. Jerilynn Prior, founder of the Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research, and a diverse panel of women discuss the importance of the menstrual cycle to a woman's overall health and Read more...

What does a "regular cycle" mean?

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I enjoyed being part of the Menstruation and Ovulation Study and am excited to learn our results. But the menstrual cycle questions got me to thinking. Read more...

Emergency Contraception is now available over-the-counter!

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I just heard that "The Morning After Pill" can now be bought at a drugstore without a prescription! You don't even have to talk with a pharmacist any more. I think that's great. Read more...

What do cysts on the ovary mean?

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I've been having some heavier bleeding and increased period cramps. I'm 34 and don't know why, but my doctor sent me for a pelvic ultrasound. Read more...
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