menarche


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the first occurrence of menstruation in a woman

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The role of estrogen levels in the development of the diseases were previously evaluated, but a clear link between menarche and health conditions later in life could not be established.
Early stress predicts age at menarche and first birth, adult attachment, and expected lifespan.
In the other hands, decreased the age onset of menarche influenced on issues, such as; premenstrual syndrome (PMS), dysmenorrheal, amenorrhea, breast & endometrial cancers.
The Study: The age of menarche was collected for 554 girls in Western Australia as was the age of first sexual intercourse.
Controls answered a standardized questionnaire on age (5-year categories), marital status, age at menarche (<=12, 13,14, 15, >=16 years), number of abortions, number of children (0, 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, >6 or full-term pregnancies), age at menopause (premenopausal, <50, or [greater than or equal to] 50 years), hysterechtomy (no or yes), and family reproductive history of ovarian cancer.
The manner in which a girl learns about menstruation and its associated changes may have an impact on her response to the event of menarche.
Age, age of menarche, number of deliveries, age of menopause, duration of postmenopause, duration of total breastfeeding and number of breastfeeding per day were defined in the evaluation form.
The current study was designed to provide further evidence on age at menarche among school girls in a sample selected from Madina, Accra.
For example, each additional year older a girl is at menarche (onset of menstrual periods) is associated with a 9 percent lower risk of breast cancer.
Until recently, results of studies of menarche have shown that menstrual education and preparation for menarche are insufficient.
It has determined that females who began sports in the early ages attained menarche later and menstruation disorders of these females increase (L.
For many girls menarche, the onset of menstruation, is a time fraught with apprehension.
Researchers have found that stroke disproportionately affects women as compared to men due to factors such as fluctuations in naturally occurring hormone levels, early age of menarche and menopause.
Those participating were mostly white (66%) and on average experienced menarche at age 12 years.