luteal phase

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Related to luteal phase: menstrual cycle, Luteal phase defect, follicular phase, short luteal phase
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Noun1.luteal phase - the second half of the menstrual cycle after ovulation; the corpus luteum secretes progesterone which prepares the endometrium for the implantation of an embryo; if fertilization does not occur then menstrual flow begins
menstrual cycle - a recurring cycle (beginning at menarche and ending at menopause) in which the endometrial lining of the uterus prepares for pregnancy; if pregnancy does not occur the lining is shed at menstruation; "the average menstrual cycle is 28 days"
phase, stage - any distinct time period in a sequence of events; "we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected"
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Scientists (6) showed that during the luteal phase of normal menstrual cycle, uterine artery impedance to blood flow decreases and there is an increase in uterine and sub-endometrial blood flow which reaches its maximum level during the period of implantation.
Investigators took blood samples from each woman during the early follicular phase, about three to five days after onset of the period, the late follicular phase, about 10 to 13 days after onset of the period, and the luteal phase, about seven to 10 days after ovulation.
These symptoms are often cyclical in nature, being more pronounced during the luteal phase and reaching a peak shortly before menses," writes Robin L.
Low-dose SSRIs may be taken daily or can be effective against emotional and physical symptoms if taken only during the luteal phase of menstruation, starting on day 14 of the cycle and stopping on day 1, the first day of menses, Dr.
They describe the categorization of patients, initial work-up and diagnosis, the use of transvaginal sonography for assessment, semen analysis, graphical evaluation of the fallopian tubes and uterus, fallopian tube recanalization, endoscopy and laparoscopy, anovulation, polycystic ovarian syndrome, ovulation induction, new drugs, thyroid and hyperprolactinemia in infertility, the role of endometriosis, the luteal phase defect in infertility, unexplained infertility, pelvic inflammatory disease, fibroids, cervical factors, the evaluation and treatment of male infertility, intrauterine insemination, and assisted reproductive technology.
PMDD, a diagnosis in the DSM-5, reduces quality of life and level of functioning during the late luteal phase of the menstrual cycle, affecting relationships, work, or school.
Additionally, factors other than chromosomal or genetic may be associated with EPL and were not tested in the present study, such as certain autoimmune factors including anti-phospholipid, anti-cardiolipin antibodies and lupus anticoagulant, alloimmune factors, inherited thrombophilias, certain endocrine factors as associated with polycystic ovarian syndrome or luteal phase deficiency and certain environmental factors.
21] A luteal phase defect (defect in corpus luteum function) with insufficient progesterone production results in endometrial development unsuitable for embryonic implantation and is associated with RPL.
The study compared the efficacy and safety of once-weekly Milprosa[TM] to daily 8 percent progesterone vaginal gel for luteal phase support in in vitro fertilization (IVF) and found that clinical pregnancy rates per retrieval at eight and 12 weeks were comparable between patient groups.
1987), has been reported for the CL during the luteal phase of cyclic cows.
Vitex reduced the thyroxin releasing hormone (TRH)induced prolactin release (essentially a pituitary thyroid axis problem), normalised shortened luteal phases, corrected luteal phase progesterone deficiencies and reduced PMS symptoms in women with luteal phase defects due to latent hyperprolactinemia (Bone 2003).