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How Much Do You Know About Menstrual Disorders?

Discussion in 'Gynaecology' started by coolblues, Dec 20, 2012.

  1. coolblues

    coolblues Platinum IL'ite

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    Menstrual disorders are problems that affect a woman's menstrual cycle. This can interfere in the discharge of normal cycle. It can affect a woman physically, mentally and emotionally.

    Take the Quiz to know more about menstrual disorders.

    1. What causes PMS?
    a. Fluctuating Hormone levels
    b. Changes in brain activities
    c. Diet

    2. How many types of menstrual disorders are there?
    a. 4
    b. 5
    c. 6

    3.
    When does PMS occur in women?

    a. Between 20 to 40 years
    b. After child birth
    c. Both a and b

    4.
    How many tests are there to determine PMS?

    a. None
    b. Multiple
    c. One

    5.
    What is Premenstrual dysphoric disorder?

    a. Same as PMS
    b. Similar but severe than PMS
    c. Not related to PMS but a menstrual disorder

    6.
    Does taking drugs help to manage PMS?

    a. Yes, it is the only way
    b. One of the many ways
    c. Definitely not a way to manage PMS

    7.
    Dysmenorrhea is a condition where –

    a. There is no monthly periods
    b. There is mood fluctuation during menstrual cycle
    c. There is severe menstrual cramps

    8.
    What causes over-bleeding during a period?

    a. Hormonal imbalance
    b. Medical condition including structural abnormalities of reproductive organs along with hormonal imbalance
    c. Medical condition including structural abnormalities of reproductive organs along with hormonal imbalance and chemical activities in the brain

    9.
    At what age is primary amenorrhea diagnosed?

    a. 11
    b. 13
    c. 16

    10.
    What percentages of women suffer from PMS?

    a. 100%
    b. 50%
    c. 75%

    ******Answers*****

    1. A, Fluctuating levels of estrogen and progesterone causes. This can affect the way the brain functioning of the chemicals in the brain, including serotonin, which plays an important role in regulating the mood.

    2. A, There are four types of menstrual disorders - Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB), Dysmenorrhea, Premenstrual disorder (PMS) and Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).

    3.
    C, PMS occurs more often in women who are between 20 and 40 years old, have at least one child and have a family history of major or postpartum depression.

    4.
    A, currently, there are no physical exams that can determine PMS. Medical history, physical exam and psychiatric tests will help to rule out the symptoms of PMS.

    5.
    B, PMDD is similar but severe than PMS. This condition affects more than 8% of women which impacts normal functioning of life. Irritation, anxiety and mood swings are common symptoms of PMDD.

    6.
    B. Lifestyle changes along with medications can help to manage PMS. Keeping the body hydrated, eating frequent and small meals throughout the day, exercise, avoiding processed foods that are high in sodium and sugar, reducing the intake of coffee, alcohol and taking necessary supplements help to considerably reduce the symptoms. Your doctor may also prescribe anti-depressants and anti-inflammatory drugs to manage the condition.

    7.
    C, dysmenorrhea is a painful menstrual condition accompanied by diarrhea and dizziness.

    8.
    A, hormonal imbalance is one of the main reasons for heavy bleeding. However, structural abnormalities and other medical conditions also have a role.

    9.
    C, occurring among adolescent females.

    10.
    C, especially during childbearing years.

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    raki Silver IL'ite

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    Hi...

    Nice info..thank you for sharing
     
  3. shradkul

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    thanks for the info...
     
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    Nice info... thanks for sharing
     
  5. OMRpriya

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    very useful info thanks a lot for sharing
     

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