ABSTRACT

Disorders of menstruation are among the most common problems encountered in womens' health and include early, delayed and irregular menstrual cycles, painful menses and excessive menstrual bleeding, and early menopause. Their treatment presents a variety of complex challenges, especially since some of the treatments used can themselves result in fu

chapter 1|9 pages

Consultation for an abnormal menstrual cycle

ByS. Hope

chapter 2|20 pages

Painful menstruation: endometriosis

ByL. B. Davis, M. D. Hornstein

chapter 3|16 pages

Painful menstruation: primary dysmenorrhea

ByA. Perheentupa, R. Erkkola

chapter 4|24 pages

Chronic pelvic pain without endometriosis

ByJ. Moore

chapter 5|20 pages

Excessive menstrual bleeding

ByM. K. Oehler, M. Rees

chapter 6|18 pages

Uterine fibroids

ByJ. Morrison, I. Z. MacKenzie

chapter 7|17 pages

The irregular cycle: polycystic ovary syndrome

ByA. Balen

chapter 8|15 pages

Premature ovarian failure

ByD. Tucker

chapter 9|19 pages

Mood and the menstrual cycle

ByF. Blake

chapter 11|18 pages

Laparoscopic surgery

ByT. J. Child

chapter 12|11 pages

Alternative medicines

ByK. Reddy

chapter 13|17 pages

Contraceptive preparations and the abnormal menstrual cycle

ByI. R. Pirwany, T. C. Rowe

chapter 14|25 pages

Menstrual migraine

ByE. A. MacGregor

chapter 15|6 pages

The perimenopause

ByV. Ravnikar, M. Rees