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Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation

Information on the Menstrual Cycle
and Ovulation

The menstrual cycle for a woman could be short, long, predictable or unpredictable. The menstrual cycle could change its length from month to month or throughout the years, it could pretty much remain the same. What is normal for one woman may not be normal for the other woman. Whether you just want to know more about your body, you are trying to increase the opportunity of you becoming pregnant or you want to avoid getting pregnant, then this information is for you. We are going to be explaining the menstrual cycle and ovulation to you.

Periods are normal for women and they should not be ashamed of it, but it is something that is kept private. Period's come around when you are in between the ages of ten to fourteen and can last until you are about fifty years old. The menstrual cycle is regular bleeding and is the main sign that you are going through your menstrual cycle. The menstrual cycle will take place on the very first day of your bleeding and will continue until the first day of the upcoming period. Women's cycles can range anywhere from twenty one to forty days or more, however, the average woman's cycle is around twenty eight days.

The ovarian cycle will be going through two stages. The first stage is known as the follicular phase. This counts the time from the first day of the menstruation process until ovulation. This stage is known as the follicular stage because this is when the maturation of the egg will be taking place inside the follicle. The follicle is a small sac where the egg will be maturing. Ovulation will be taking place around the fourteenth day of the cycle.

During the second phase, is known as the luteal phase. The luteal phase is the time that the egg is going to be released and lasts up until the first day of the menstruation process. The luteal phase is known for having a timeline that is more precise and will normally takes place around sixteen days from ovulation.

Before we end this, we want to provide some important facts that we believe you should know. To begin with, normally only one egg is going to be released during the time of each ovulation. Stress or an illness can affect the ovulation. During ovulation, some women are known for experience light blood spotting. Every woman is born with millions of eggs that are immature and they are waiting for the ovulation process to take place. You can get a menstrual period even if the ovulation process has not happened. During ovulation, many women have pain and aching near the ovaries.

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