menstrual blood


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Synonyms for menstrual blood

flow of blood from the uterus

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The principal sexual and/or nurturing substances, mother's milk, semen and menstrual blood, are surrounded by a set of symbolic associations to which we will now turn our attention.
In a study of 39 patients, endometrial ablation was compared with Mirena use, and there were no statistical differences between the two for any primary or secondary outcomes for managing heavy menstrual blood loss.
41) Aristotle's Problems compared the male seed to a carpenter and the female menstrual blood to the wood out of which the carpenter builds a house.
After this, periods become lighter and menstrual blood loss typically decreases by an average of 75 per cent, which could save many women from having to have a hysterectomy due to heavy, painful periods.
Taking on another myth, that the Cherokee aversion to menstrual blood proves the subjugated status of women, Perdue points out that Cherokees' belief in balance maintained that bodily fluids belonged inside the body rather than outside.
Or you might say that the man is a canvas, she's the paint, and the picture is about the intersection of desire and danger (ask any anthropologist about menstrual blood.
And it's probably the addition of this [iron loss in] menstrual blood," she says, "that leaves many girls in a negative iron balance during much of puberty.
In the current analysis of data pooled from both studies, reductions in menstrual blood loss tended to be greater with increasing patient age.
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A team of researchers has suggested that transplanting stem cells derived from umbilical cord blood cells and menstrual blood cells may offer future therapeutic benefit for those suffering from stroke, Alzheimer's disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Menstrual blood remained a mysterious substance for writers who asserted that it made dogs go mad and killed plants.
In contrast, early scientists associated fluidity with women and their menstrual blood and vaginal secretions.
Positive attitudes toward breast milk are particularly striking when we contrast them with the negative connotations given to menstrual blood in early modern Anglo-American culture, for as fungibles they came from the same source.
Both types of kits measure Prostrate Specific Antigen (PSA) or Acid Phosphatase (AP) and cross react with other body fluids such as saliva, vaginal fluid, menstrual blood and a host of animal fluids, yielding many false positive results," says Karl Reich, Ph.
And symptoms may vary widely from prolonged and heavy menstrual blood flow and bloating to pelvic pain, cramping, and anemia.