The menstrual cycles for adolescents vary significantly, including the age at which the first period begins. Frequency, length of period, and amount of bleeding also [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Ever since I was a teenager and began menstruating, I seem to get headaches that come on around the first day of [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter is 14 and her pediatrician recently reminded us that she should get the HPV vaccine because it can help prevent cervical [...]
Expert alert: What’s the connection between hormones and migraine headaches?
As migraine sufferers know all too well, the throbbing pain associated [...]
Menstruation and asthma flare-ups — How your monthly cycle can worsen your asthma.
Just before and during your period, progesterone and estrogen levels decrease. In some [...]
Iron deficiency anemia is a common type of anemia — a condition in which blood lacks adequate healthy red blood cells. Red blood cells [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 41 and have had regular periods (every 28 days) my entire life, until recently, when [...]
In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Dr. Jacqueline Thielen, a women's health specialist at Mayo Clinic disucsses irregular periods.
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DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter is 13, and her pediatrician recently reminded us that she should get the HPV vaccine because it can prevent cervical cancer. [...]