Tag: "menstruating" at medical news
Women's reproductive factors and the risk of rheumatoid arthritis
...creased risk of subsequent RA. Women who had begun menstruating
at an early age, 10 or younger, were more likely to develop seropositive RA. The study's results did not show any association between a history of oral contraceptive use and disease risk, or any significant differences in disease risk related to a wo...
Epilepsy presents unique problems for women
...requently during puberty, pregnancy, when they are menstruating
or during menopause. "Pregnancy presents particular difficulties for women with epilepsy," Dr. Yerby said. "In pregnancy, drugs are generally contraindicated, but women with epilepsy cannot just simply stop taking their medications. If they do, they ...
Clot-busting stroke therapy appears safe for menstruating women
...nset of stroke symptoms. Currently, women who are menstruating
at the time of stroke may not receive tPA because ...a. Wein reports that he gave tPA to a 40-year-old menstruating
woman having a stroke. The woman had lost part of her language abilities and was paralyzed on her r...