suppression

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sudden punitive action

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the failure to develop some part or organ

the act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation

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forceful prevention

(psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires

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It is to this end that I unpack the ways in which choice is evoked in relation to menstrual suppression and the use of ECOC.
In the four years since the last position statement from the SMCR on menstrual suppression more studies have become available on both endometrial safety and on patterns of unexpected and expected bleeding.
4 Female Ob-Gyns Support Menstrual Suppression, Are Divided on Elective Cesareans, and Half Use Hormone Therapy During Menopause.
Because menstrual suppression reduces overall menstrual bleeding and associated pain and cramping, many health care providers already prescribe continuous OC use for women with severe menstrual problems.
The better we help women anticipate this unpredictable spotting and bleeding, the less anxiety they will experience when it occurs and the more likely they will hang in there long enough to enjoy the advantages of menstrual suppression with long-acting hormonal contraceptives.
Perhaps it is not surprising that the means through which Coutinho would like menstrual suppression to be achieved is regular Depo-Provera injections, the birth control method that he himself pioneered.
Because of the complex nature of cancer care, collaboration with the adolescent's oncologist is highly recommended," according to the opinion, which outlines options for prophylactic menstrual suppression (combined hormonal contraceptives, progestin-only therapy, and gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists) and emergent treatment of acute uterine bleeding (hormonal therapy, antifibrinolytics, and surgical options for patients who fail medical therapy).
While the NWHN supports the availability of menstrual suppression products as an option for women, we have strong concerns about the unsavory manner in which these products are being marketed by manufacturers and health care providers alike.
As the trend towards menstrual suppression gains momentum with the introduction of extended and continuous use hormonal formulations, we must ask ourselves, as individuals and women's health advocates, where do we stand on this issue?
Both are traditional hormonal contraceptive products that promise the 'added benefit' of menstrual suppression (those on Anya would have no menstrual periods; Seasonale reduces annual periods to only four per year).
gyns, see menstrual suppression as safe, says the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).