Your Menstrual Period The way the Female The Reproductive System Works


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Long Before Menstruation Begins We often think of the reproductive system as something that works in monthly cycles, just like our menstrual cycle. While this is mostly true, it’s much more complicated than that. The egg you may ovulate this month has been getting ready inside a follicle for the past 290 days, almost 9 months. Cycle days and length The average length of the menstrual cycle is 28 days, but anywhere from 23 days to 32 days is considered normal.

The first day of your menstrual period (when you begin to bleed) is called “cycle day one” – or “CD1.” (Here’s a guide to. The female reproductive system is designed to carry out several functions. It produces the female egg cells necessary for reproduction, called the ova or oocytes. The system is designed to.

(Learn more about how your reproductive system works during your period.) Once a month, the ovaries release one egg (ovum). This is called ovulation. The fallopian tubes connect the ovaries to the uterus. Day 1 starts with the first day of your period.

The blood and tissue lining the uterus (womb) break down and leave the body. This is your period. For many women, bleeding lasts from 4 to 8 days. The menstrual cycle is the monthly cycle of follicle and egg maturation, release of an egg (ovulation), and preparation of the uterine lining for pregnancy.

If a woman does not become pregnant, the uterine lining tissue is shed as menstrual blood. Most menstrual cycles occur every 28. During your menstrual cycle, your body’s reproductive system undergoes changes beyond menses itself. The cycle typically follows a 28-day pattern with shifts in hormone levels, dysmenorrhea (menstrual cramps), and breast pain.

Anatomy of the Reproductive System. The menstrual cycle is the monthly series of changes a woman’s body goes through in preparation for the possibility of pregnancy. Each month, one of the ovaries releases an egg — a process called ovulation. At the same tim.

The ovaries release the female hormones estrogen and progesterone. These hormones cause the lining of the uterus (or womb) to build up. The built-up lining is ready for a fertilized egg to attach to and start developing.

If there is no fertilized egg, the lining breaks down and bleeds. The female ovulation cycle is a very complicated process regulated by female reproductive hormones and controlled by the hypothalamus and the pituitary gland. This small gland located at the base of the brain releases two important hormones: the Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) and the Luteinizing Hormone (LH).

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The menstrual cycle begins when a mature egg is released into the uterus and the lining of the uterus thickens to provide a good environment for a fertilized egg to develop into a fetus.

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Menstrual cycle involves cyclic changes in the female’s reproductive tract culminating in menstruation, i.e., flow of cast off uterine and fallopian tube lining along with blood and tissue fluid through the vagina.

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Immediately after a menstrual flow (which occurs during the first 4 or 5 days of a cycle), the endometrium, or lining of the uterus, is very thin, approximately one cell layer in depth.

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It involves cyclic changes in female’s reproductive tract culminating in menstruation that is flow of cast off uterine and fallopian tube lining along with blood and tissue fluid through the vagina.

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During the menstrual cycle an ovum matures and is released from the ovary while the lining of the uterus thickens in preparation for the implantation of a fertilized ovum.

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Blood and tissues from the inner lining of the uterus (the endometrium) combine to form the menstrual flow, which generally lasts from four to seven days.

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After the mother’s egg is fertilized and the egg cells begin to divide and develop, the egg makes its way through the fallopian tube down into the upper portion of the uterus.

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During the middle of each menstrual cycle (the midway point between periods), an ovum will travel down one of the fallopian tubes into the uterus (womb).

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menstrual cycle the periodic sequence of events in sexually mature nonpregnant women by which an egg cell (ovum) is released from the ovary at four-weekly intervals until *menopause.

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These cycles are controlled by the hypothalamic–pituitary– ovarian hormones and result in changes in the ovary that lead to release of one secondary oocyte per month, and in changes in the uterus in preparation for implantation of the fertilised ovum.

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Kutluk Oktay, MD, FACOG is one of the world's foremost experts in fertility preservation as well as ovarian stimulation and in vitro fertilization for infertility treatments. He developed and performed the world's first ovarian transplantation procedures as well as pioneered new ovarian stimulation protocols for embryo and oocyte freezing for breast and endometrial cancer patients.

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