menstruation disturbances

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Summary: Variations of menstruation which may be indicative of disease.

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  1. Hickey M, Balen A. Menstrual disorders in adolescence: investigation and management. Hum Reprod Update. 2003;9:493-504 pubmed
    ..This review will describe the common and uncommon menstrual disorders that may arise in early reproductive life, together with guidance on their investigation and management...
  2. MacGregor E, Pawsey S, Campbell J, Hu X. Safety and tolerability of frovatriptan in the acute treatment of migraine and prevention of menstrual migraine: Results of a new analysis of data from five previously published studies. Gend Med. 2010;7:88-108 pubmed publisher
    ..Triptans are a recommended first-line treatment for moderate to severe migraine...
  3. Silberstein S, Berner T, Tobin J, Xiang Q, Campbell J. Scheduled short-term prevention with frovatriptan for migraine occurring exclusively in association with menstruation. Headache. 2009;49:1283-97 pubmed publisher
  4. Chan S, Yiu K, Yuen P, Sahota D, Chung T. Menstrual problems and health-seeking behaviour in Hong Kong Chinese girls. Hong Kong Med J. 2009;15:18-23 pubmed
    ..To ascertain the prevalence of menstrual problems in adolescent girls and their health-seeking behaviour...
  5. Jacot Guillarmod M, Renteria S. [Menstrual disorders in adolescents: commonplace or worrisome?]. Rev Med Suisse. 2010;6:1236-8, 1240-1 pubmed
    ..Adolescents who experience abnormal bleeding must be counceled according to their perceptions and expectations...
  6. De Souza M, Toombs R, Scheid J, O Donnell E, West S, Williams N. High prevalence of subtle and severe menstrual disturbances in exercising women: confirmation using daily hormone measures. Hum Reprod. 2010;25:491-503 pubmed publisher
    ..Secondly, the prevalence of oligomenorrhea and amenorrhea was also determined via measurement of daily urinary ovarian steroids rather than self report alone...
  7. Allais G, Bussone G, D Andrea G, Moschiano F, D Onofrio F, Valguarnera F, et al. Almotriptan 12.5 mg in menstrually related migraine: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Cephalalgia. 2011;31:144-51 pubmed publisher
    ..Because such migraines are often predictable, they provide a suitable target for treatment in the mild pain phase. The present study was designed to provide prospective data on the efficacy of almotriptan for treatment of MRM...
  8. Allais G, Bussone G, Airola G, Borgogno P, Gabellari I, De Lorenzo C, et al. Oral contraceptive-induced menstrual migraine. Clinical aspects and response to frovatriptan. Neurol Sci. 2008;29 Suppl 1:S186-90 pubmed publisher
    ..OCMM is a severe form of migraine; actually its clinical features are not always exactly identified by the ICHD-II classification. However, treatment with frovatriptan 2.5 mg might be effective in its management...
  9. Savi L, Omboni S, Lisotto C, Zanchin G, Ferrari M, Zava D, et al. Efficacy of frovatriptan in the acute treatment of menstrually related migraine: analysis of a double-blind, randomized, cross-over, multicenter, Italian, comparative study versus rizatriptan. J Headache Pain. 2011;12:609-15 pubmed publisher
    ..These results need to be confirmed by randomized, double-blind, prospective, large clinical trials...

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  1. Fraser I, Critchley H, Broder M, Munro M. The FIGO recommendations on terminologies and definitions for normal and abnormal uterine bleeding. Semin Reprod Med. 2011;29:383-90 pubmed publisher
    ..It is anticipated that these terminologies and definitions will be reviewed again on a regular basis through the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics Menstrual Disorders Working Group...
  2. Newman L, Harper S, Jones B, Campbell J. Frovatriptan for acute treatment of migraine associated with menstruation: results from an open-label postmarketing surveillance study. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2009;18:1265-73 pubmed publisher
    ..To examine the effectiveness and tolerability of acute treatment with frovatriptan in women experiencing menstrual migraine (MM) vs. female migraineurs with non-MM...
  3. Silberstein S, Hutchinson S. Diagnosis and treatment of the menstrual migraine patient. Headache. 2008;48 Suppl 3:S115-23 pubmed publisher
    ..Herein we review the difference between non-menstrual migraine, PMM, and MRM and identify effective treatment strategies for appropriate management of migraine associated with hormonal fluctuations...
  4. Martin V, Lipton R. Epidemiology and biology of menstrual migraine. Headache. 2008;48 Suppl 3:S124-30 pubmed publisher
    ..This paper will review the biological bases for the hormonal changes that occur during the menstrual cycle and review the prevalence and burden of menstrual migraine among female headache sufferers...
  5. Wei S, Schmidt M, Dwyer T, Norman R, Venn A. Obesity and menstrual irregularity: associations with SHBG, testosterone, and insulin. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009;17:1070-6 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, both overall and central obesity were significantly associated with having an irregular menstrual cycle. This association was substantially influenced by hormonal factors, particularly insulin and SHBG...
  6. Azziz R, Carmina E, Dewailly D, Diamanti Kandarakis E, Escobar Morreale H, Futterweit W, et al. The Androgen Excess and PCOS Society criteria for the polycystic ovary syndrome: the complete task force report. Fertil Steril. 2009;91:456-88 pubmed publisher
    ..To review all available data and recommend a definition for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) based on published peer-reviewed data, whether already in use or not, to guide clinical diagnosis and future research...
  7. Tepper S, Zatochill M, Szeto M, Sheftell F, Tepper D, Bigal M. Development of a simple menstrual migraine screening tool for obstetric and gynecology clinics: the menstrual migraine assessment tool. Headache. 2008;48:1419-25 pubmed publisher
    ..To develop and validate a brief questionnaire to screen for menstrual migraine (MM), and to estimate MM prevalence in an obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) setting in a pilot study...
  8. Nett R, Mannix L, Mueller L, Rodgers A, Hustad C, Skobieranda F, et al. Rizatriptan efficacy in ICHD-II pure menstrual migraine and menstrually related migraine. Headache. 2008;48:1194-201 pubmed publisher
    ..To examine the efficacy of rizatriptan for the treatment of pure menstrual migraine (PMM)...
  9. Jedel E, Kowalski J, Stener Victorin E. Assessment of health-related quality of life: Swedish version of polycystic ovary syndrome questionnaire. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2008;87:1329-35 pubmed publisher
  10. Hashemipour M, Faghihimani S, Zolfaghary B, Hovsepian S, Ahmadi F, Haghighi S. Prevalence of polycystic ovary syndrome in girls aged 14-18 years in Isfahan, Iran. Horm Res. 2004;62:278-82 pubmed
    ..To determine the prevalence of clinical polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in 14- to 18-year-old high school girls in Isfahan, Iran...
  11. Fraser I, Critchley H, Munro M, Broder M. Can we achieve international agreement on terminologies and definitions used to describe abnormalities of menstrual bleeding?. Hum Reprod. 2007;22:635-43 pubmed
    ..An international initiative was established to develop an agreement process to recommend clear, simple terminologies and definitions with the potential for wide acceptance...
  12. Tuchman M, Hee A, Emeribe U, Silberstein S. Efficacy and tolerability of zolmitriptan oral tablet in the acute treatment of menstrual migraine. CNS Drugs. 2006;20:1019-26 pubmed
    ..To determine the efficacy and tolerability of zolmitriptan 2.5 mg oral tablet as an acute treatment for menstrual migraine attacks...
  13. Martin V. Targeted treatment strategies for menstrual migraine. J Fam Pract. 2007;56:13-22 pubmed
  14. van Anders S, Watson N. Menstrual cycle irregularities are associated with testosterone levels in healthy premenopausal women. Am J Hum Biol. 2006;18:841-4 pubmed
    ..Based on our findings, it appears that even in healthy women reporting no health concerns, menstrual irregularities are associated with higher levels of circulating androgens...
  15. Warner P, Critchley H, Lumsden M, Campbell Brown M, Douglas A, Murray G. Referral for menstrual problems: cross sectional survey of symptoms, reasons for referral, and management. BMJ. 2001;323:24-8 pubmed
  16. Ashkenazi A, Silberstein S. Hormone-related headache: pathophysiology and treatment. CNS Drugs. 2006;20:125-41 pubmed
    ..Migraine is not a risk factor for stroke in postmenopausal women. When considering symptomatic HRT for postmenopausal migraneurs, the usual indications and contraindications should be applied. HRT may also exacerbate migraine...
  17. Guidotti M, Mauri M, Barrilà C, Guidotti F, Belloni C. Frovatriptan vs. transdermal oestrogens or naproxen sodium for the prophylaxis of menstrual migraine. J Headache Pain. 2007;8:283-8 pubmed
    ..naproxen sodium. This study suggests that short-term prophylaxis of MM with frovatriptan may be more effective than that based on transdermal oestrogens or naproxen sodium...
  18. Azziz R, Woods K, Reyna R, Key T, Knochenhauer E, Yildiz B. The prevalence and features of the polycystic ovary syndrome in an unselected population. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004;89:2745-9 pubmed
    ..0 and 4.8%, respectively, not significantly different. These data from a large representative unselected population support the concept that PCOS is the most common endocrine abnormality of reproductive-aged women in the United States...
  19. Jones G, Benes K, Clark T, Denham R, Holder M, Haynes T, et al. The Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Health-Related Quality of Life Questionnaire (PCOSQ): a validation. Hum Reprod. 2004;19:371-7 pubmed
    ..We wished to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Questionnaire (PCOSQ), a questionnaire developed to measure the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of women with polycystic ovary syndrome...
  20. Hahn S, Janssen O, Tan S, Pleger K, Mann K, Schedlowski M, et al. Clinical and psychological correlates of quality-of-life in polycystic ovary syndrome. Eur J Endocrinol. 2005;153:853-60 pubmed
    ..Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) has been shown to cause a reduction in quality of life. This study examines the extent of different PCOS symptoms on quality-of-life, psychosocial well-being and sexual satisfaction...
  21. Diaz A, Laufer M, Breech L. Menstruation in girls and adolescents: using the menstrual cycle as a vital sign. Pediatrics. 2006;118:2245-50 pubmed
    ..Using the menstrual cycle as an additional vital sign adds a powerful tool to the assessment of normal development and the exclusion of pathological conditions...
  22. Svanes C, Real F, Gislason T, Jansson C, Jogi R, Norrman E, et al. Association of asthma and hay fever with irregular menstruation. Thorax. 2005;60:445-50 pubmed
    ..A study was undertaken to determine whether asthma and allergy were associated with irregular menstruation in a general population, and the potential role of asthma medication for this association...
  23. Schmid J, Kirchengast S, Vytiska Binstorfer E, Huber J. Infertility caused by PCOS--health-related quality of life among Austrian and Moslem immigrant women in Austria. Hum Reprod. 2004;19:2251-7 pubmed
    ..In this study, we examined the symptomatology of PCOS and the health-related quality of life among infertility patients suffering from PCOS with different socio-cultural and ethnic background...
  24. Balbisi E. Frovatriptan succinate, a 5-HT1B/1D receptor agonist for migraine. Int J Clin Pract. 2004;58:695-705 pubmed
    ..Given the fact that patient response to serotonin agonists is individualised, and selecting an effective agent may involve trial and error, frovatriptan is a welcome alternative in the acute management of migraine...
  25. Berkkanoglu M, Arici A. Immunology and endometriosis. Am J Reprod Immunol. 2003;50:48-59 pubmed
    ..Accumulating data suggests that aberrant immune responses during retrograde menstruation may be involved in the development of endometriosis...
  26. Slap G. Menstrual disorders in adolescence. Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2003;17:75-92 pubmed
    ..The section on abnormal uterine bleeding contrasts anovulatory dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB) with bleeding secondary to problems of pregnancy, uterine pathology, exogenous hormone use and systemic bleeding disorders...
  27. Strotmeyer E, Steenkiste A, Foley T, Berga S, Dorman J. Menstrual cycle differences between women with type 1 diabetes and women without diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2003;26:1016-21 pubmed
    ..To evaluate menstrual cycle histories among women with type 1 diabetes, their sisters, and unrelated control subjects without diabetes across all reproductive ages...
  28. Sharma S. Menstrual dysfunction in non-genital tuberculosis. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2002;79:245-7 pubmed
  29. Homburg R. What is polycystic ovarian syndrome? A proposal for a consensus on the definition and diagnosis of polycystic ovarian syndrome. Hum Reprod. 2002;17:2495-9 pubmed
    ..It has been deliberately designed to be simple, practical and cheap, and if universally adopted as a standard could contribute much to all future work involving this most prevalent of syndromes...
  30. D Hooghe T, Debrock S. Endometriosis, retrograde menstruation and peritoneal inflammation in women and in baboons. Hum Reprod Update. 2002;8:84-8 pubmed
  31. Anai T, Miyazaki F, Tomiyasu T, Matsuo T. Risk of irregular menstrual cycles and low peak bone mass during early adulthood associated with age at menarche. Pediatr Int. 2001;43:483-8 pubmed
    ..The risk of irregular menstrual cycles and low peak bone mass of the lumbar spine in young adult women, associated with age at menarche, has not been clearly defined. The aim of this study was to investigate this further...
  32. Dorman J, Steenkiste A, Foley T, Strotmeyer E, Burke J, Kuller L, et al. Menopause in type 1 diabetic women: is it premature?. Diabetes. 2001;50:1857-62 pubmed
    ..76, P < 0.0001) were independent determinants of earlier menopause in our cohort. We hypothesize that an earlier menopause, which resulted in a 17% decrease in reproductive years, is a major unstudied complication of type 1 diabetes...
  33. Smits M, van der Meer Y, Pfeil J, Rijnierse J, Vos A. Perimenstrual migraine: effect of Estraderm TTS and the value of contingent negative variation and exteroceptive temporalis muscle suppression test. Headache. 1994;34:103-6 pubmed
    ..5) and 60% (14.7 to 94.7). This study did not demonstrate an effectiveness of Estraderm TTS in perimenstrual migraine, except for the subgroup of perimenstrual migraine patients in whom the ETST test results were consistent with migraine...
  34. Martin V, Cady R, Mauskop A, Seidman L, Rodgers A, Hustad C, et al. Efficacy of rizatriptan for menstrual migraine in an early intervention model: a prospective subgroup analysis of the rizatriptan TAME (Treat A Migraine Early) studies. Headache. 2008;48:226-35 pubmed
    ..A prospective subgroup analysis of the TAME (Treat A Migraine Early) studies examined the efficacy of rizatriptan in patients treating a menstrual migraine attack...
  35. Woolcock J, Critchley H, Munro M, Broder M, Fraser I. Review of the confusion in current and historical terminology and definitions for disturbances of menstrual bleeding. Fertil Steril. 2008;90:2269-80 pubmed publisher
    ..The present review was undertaken to objectively explore some of the origins and current uses of terms for symptoms, signs, and causes of abnormal uterine bleeding and to demonstrate the international lack of uniformity...
  36. Beckham J, Krug L, Penzien D, Johnson C, Mosley T, Meeks G, et al. The relationship of ovarian steroids, headache activity and menstrual distress: a pilot study with female migraineurs. Headache. 1992;32:292-7 pubmed
    ..The estradiol/progesterone ratio was not more related to headache or menstrual distress than either of these ovarian hormones alone. Suggestions for future research in this area are offered...
  37. Wiksten Almströmer M, Hirschberg A, Hagenfeldt K. Menstrual disorders and associated factors among adolescent girls visiting a youth clinic. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2007;86:65-72 pubmed
    ..These 203 girls were evaluated in a standardized manner by the same gynecologist. One third also met a psychologist and/or a dietician at the clinic...
  38. Lee L, Chen P, Lee K, Kaur J. Menstruation among adolescent girls in Malaysia: a cross-sectional school survey. Singapore Med J. 2006;47:869-74 pubmed
    ..However, variability in menstrual cycle characteristics and menstrual disorders are common. The purpose of this study was to determine the menstrual characteristics of adolescent females and factors associated with it...
  39. Rickenlund A, Thoren M, Carlstrom K, von Schoultz B, Hirschberg A. Diurnal profiles of testosterone and pituitary hormones suggest different mechanisms for menstrual disturbances in endurance athletes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004;89:702-7 pubmed
    ..g. essential hyperandrogenism...
  40. Cobb K, Bachrach L, Greendale G, Marcus R, Neer R, Nieves J, et al. Disordered eating, menstrual irregularity, and bone mineral density in female runners. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2003;35:711-9 pubmed
    ..To examine the relationships between disordered eating, menstrual irregularity, and low bone mineral density (BMD) in young female runners...
  41. Couturier E, Bomhof M, Neven A, van Duijn N. Menstrual migraine in a representative Dutch population sample: prevalence, disability and treatment. Cephalalgia. 2003;23:302-8 pubmed
    ..It was confirmed that attacks of menstrual migraine are more severe, of longer duration, and more resistant to treatment than migraine attacks at other times of the month...
  42. Kayastha S. Study of endometrial tissue in dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Nepal Med Coll J. 2013;15:27-30 pubmed
    ..26%). Thus perimenopausal age, irregular menstruation and hypertension are risk factors for hyperplasia. So it is mandatory to do endometrial sampling in cases of perimenopausal age with irregular menstruation withor without hypertension...
  43. Vanheest J, Mahoney C. Female athletes: factors impacting successful performance. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2007;6:190-4 pubmed
    ..Consideration of these factors in both health and performance goals is critical to the long-term success of competitive female athletes...
  44. Güdücü N, Sidar G, Isci H, Yigiter A, Dunder I. The utility of transrectal ultrasound in adolescents when transabdominal or transvaginal ultrasound is not feasible. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2013;26:265-8 pubmed publisher
    ..To present the indications and diagnosis in adolescents undergoing transrectal ultrasound (RU)...
  45. Attarchi M, Darkhi H, Khodarahmian M, Dolati M, Kashanian M, Ghaffari M, et al. Characteristics of menstrual cycle in shift workers. Glob J Health Sci. 2013;5:163-72 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, the characteristics of menstrual cycle in shift workers employed in the pharmaceutical industry are investigated...
  46. Nur Azurah A, Sanci L, Moore E, Grover S. The quality of life of adolescents with menstrual problems. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2013;26:102-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We describe the health-related quality of life (HRQL) among adolescents with menstrual problems and identified factors that have an impact on it...
  47. Palihawadana T, Wijesinghe P, Seneviratne H. Aetiology of infertility among females seeking treatment at a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka. Ceylon Med J. 2012;57:79-83 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, the clinical findings and underlying pathologies associated with ovulatory dysfunction were also sought...
  48. Hizli D, Köşüş A, Köşüş N, Kamalak Z, Ak D, Turhan N. The impact of birth weight and maternal history on acne, hirsutism, and menstrual disorder symptoms in Turkish adolescent girls. Endocrine. 2012;41:473-8 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, maternal menstrual disorder was also a predictor of menstrual disorder (P = 0.035). We concluded that LBW is a good predictor of acne, hirsutism, and menstrual disorder problems in Turkish adolescent population...
  49. Samara Boustani D, Colmenares A, Elie C, Dabbas M, Beltrand J, Caron V, et al. High prevalence of hirsutism and menstrual disorders in obese adolescent girls and adolescent girls with type 1 diabetes mellitus despite different hormonal profiles. Eur J Endocrinol. 2012;166:307-16 pubmed publisher
    ..To compare the pubertal development, the hormonal profiles and the prevalence of hirsutism and menstrual disorders in obese adolescent girls and adolescent girls with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM)...
  50. Nair M, Chacko D, Ranjith Darwin M, Padma K, George B, P S R. Menstrual disorders and menstrual hygiene practices in higher secondary school girls. Indian J Pediatr. 2012;79 Suppl 1:S74-8 pubmed publisher
    ..To study the menstrual problems and menstrual hygiene practices of adolescent girls in Thiruvananthapuram City Corporation...
  51. Palomba S, Falbo A, Zullo F, Orio F. Evidence-based and potential benefits of metformin in the polycystic ovary syndrome: a comprehensive review. Endocr Rev. 2009;30:1-50 pubmed publisher
  52. Senthong A, Taneepanichskul S. The effect of tranexamic acid for treatment irregular uterine bleeding secondary to DMPA use. J Med Assoc Thai. 2009;92:461-5 pubmed
    ..Evaluate the efficacy of tranexamic acid and placebo for controlling irregular uterine bleeding in depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) users...
  53. Matteson K, Raker C, Clark M, Frick K. Abnormal uterine bleeding, health status, and usual source of medical care: analyses using the Medical Expenditures Panel Survey. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2013;22:959-65 pubmed publisher
    ..Better describing the demographic characteristics, quality of life, and utilization of medical care of women with AUB could assist with health resource planning for this population...