menstrual menstrual  /ˈmɛn stru əl/


  • (adj) of or relating to menstruation or the menses


  1. Women who work or live together tend to get their menstrual cycles in sync.
  2. Doctors are finally treating menstrual miseries It has many names: period, monthly, that time, my friend.
  3. Others are promoting menstrual extractiona risky suction procedureto avoid days of bleeding.


  • Hot flashes common even before menopause

    By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Most women expect hot flashes as a part of the "change of life," but more than half start sweating before menopause has actually begun, according to a survey. The study and others "indicate that women start having hot flashes and night sweats, the primary symptoms of the menopause transition, before they have their final menstrual period, contrary to ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News


  1. Rivers told Access Hollywood, "What happened was I got a lady who was pre-menstrual. I got a lady who didn't want to know that [she] had made a mistake. Didn't understand the passport. That it was an, 'also-known-as.'"
    on Jan 6, 2010 By: Joan Rivers Source:

  2. Fisher explained that, "The hypothesis is they're trying to get small traces of estrogen to see where the woman is in her menstrual cycle to indicate the state of her fertility. There are others who think that women use smell as they are kissing to...
    on Feb 14, 2009 By: Helen Fisher Source: The Money Times

  3. Schwarzenegger explained, "If we get rid of the moon, women, whose menstrual cycles are governed by the moon, will not get PMS. They will stop bitching and whining."
    on Apr 25, 2005 By: Arnold Schwarzenegger Source:

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