| ||What is menstrual cycle? |
Menstrual cycle is the type of physiological change that occurs in females.Time period of a normal menstrual cycle is of 23 to 35 days.
This shows that a woman having a 28 day cycle period will start a period at every four weeks, on the other hand if a woman has a 23 days cycle period, will get periods after every three weeks. While talking about length of the cycle, period of days are included in it.
In most cases women ovulate 13 to 14 days before period starts, but the range can vary from 12 to 16 days before period occurs. Women having a 28 day cycle will have ovulation right in the middle of the cycle. Women, who have a 22 day cycle, can ovulate just after few days of the period.
If you are having periods at a regular time then it is easy for you to work out the time of ovulation. But if you are having irregularities in periods then it becomes difficult for you. Regularity or irregularity of the periods does not matter when sex is concerned, leaving some symptoms cases. Many experts suggest to do sex for two to three days between your periods of cycle and should not much focus on the days of ovulation. It is in these days only when the chance of becoming pregnant becomes high.
You should keep dates in mind, if you experience problem in periods like if you are having very irregular periods and you are not sure whether the ovulation is occurring frequently or not at all. If you are trying to become pregnant and are having problem, then after six months of wait and efforts you should consult a doctor.
If there is bleeding in between your periods you should consult a doctor. Also if you are suffering from the same problem after having sex, consult the doctors as soon as possible.
If you are having your periods timely, you show a sign of being a healthy woman. But in all cases it is not such that you get periods timely, there are various factors that can cause irregularities in menstrual cycle. If the menstrual cycleis irregular and also you suffer with the problem of pain, it becomes a cause of worry. It is a surprising fact but it is true that more than 90% of women face the problem of irregular menstrual cycle. The days of periods are very unpleasant and women face many problems in carrying on daily work in those days.
Bleeding in menstrual cycle lasts for 3 to 7 days. During this period blood loss of around .5 to 2.5 ounces occurs. If you use a sanitary pad depending on need then you can hold upto 1 ounce of blood. Menstrual blood is different from that of the normal injury blood and does not clot until the bleeding becomes heavy. The cycle is regulated by the hormones. At this time uterus and the breasts become ready for fertilization. Menstrual cycle has three phase that are follicular, ovulation and luteal.