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Glossary for Menstrual disorders

Medical terms related to Menstrual disorders or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
  • Adenomyosis: presence of ectopic endometrial tissue in the myometrium
  • Adrenal Cortex Diseases: Diseases of the adrenal cortex. Examples includes Addison's disease, Cushing's syndrome and adrenal fatigue.
  • Alcohol abuse: Excessive alcohol as a symptom of other conditions
  • Bleeding symptoms: Any type of bleeding symptoms.
  • Cephalothoracic progressive lipodystrophy: A rare acquired disorder that involves adipose tissue abnormalities and is characterized by loss of adipose tissue mainly in the trunk and arms.
  • Cushing syndrome, familial: A hormonal disorder caused by high levels of the cortisol hormone due to the abnormal development of the adrenal gland.
  • Cushing's disease: A condition of hyperadrenocorticism which is secondary to excessive pituitary secretion of ACTH. Cushing's disease is different to Cushing's syndrome which refers to the effects of glucocorticoid excess from any cause.
  • Cushing-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to those of Cushing's disease
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding: Uterus bleeding unrelated to periods
  • Dysmenorrhea: Excessive menstrual-like cramping pain
  • Endometrial Cancer: Cancer of the endometrium (uterus lining).
  • Endometrial hyperplasia: Thickening of the endometrium (lining of the uterus)
  • Endometriosis: Misplaced uterus tissue causing scar tissue.
  • Endometritis: Inflammation of the endometrium (uterine lining)
  • Female genital symptoms: Symptoms affecting the female genital organs.
  • Female reproductive symptoms: Symptoms affecting the female reproductive organs.
  • Female reproductive toxicity: There is mounting evidence which indicates that exposure to certain agents may produce adverse reproductive or fetal developmental effects. The possible range of effects includes reduced fertility, low birth weight, childhood cancer, spontaneous abortion and birth defects. Agents which may be implicated in these adverse effects includes anticancer drugs, carbon disulfide, carbon monoxide, lead, pesticides, organic solvents and tobacco smoke.
  • Female reproductive toxicity -- Dioxins: There is limited conflicting evidence which indicates that some women exposed to dioxins may suffer adverse effects as a result. Spontaneous abortion and menstrual disorders and birth defects are the possible adverse effects.
  • Female sexual symptoms: Symptoms of the female sexual organs.
  • Fibroids: Benign nodules in the uterus wall.
  • Genital symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sex organs.
  • Hereditary hypothyroidism: Hereditary hypothyroidism is a condition in which there is a defect in the thyroid gland which leads to increased production of TSH reduced production of thyroid hormone.
  • Hyperprolactinemia: High levels of prolactin in the blood.
  • Hyperthyroidism: The excessive activity of the thyroid gland
  • Hypothyroid goitre: Goitre is the enlargement of the thyroid gland and hypothyroid state is characterized by increased TSH levels and decreased T3 and T4 levels circulating in the body.
  • Intercourse symptoms: Symptoms related to the act of sexual intercourse.
  • Liver symptoms: Symptoms affecting the liver
  • Low haemoglobin: Decreased concentration of haemoglobin in the blood.
  • Lower abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the lower abdominal region.
  • Male reproductive toxicity -- Benzene: Exposure to Benzene, a recognized reproductive toxicant, can negatively affect the male reproductive system. Benzene is a widely used chemical - in pesticides and as a solvent in industries such as pesticide manufacturing, laboratory chemicals, printing, paper and pulp manufacture and pharmaceuticals manufacture. The severity and nature of the adverse effect is variable and can be influenced by factors such as level of exposure and individual sensitivity to the chemical. Effects on the male reproductive system can include such things as altered sexual behavior, altered fertility and problems with sperm shape or count.
  • Mens health symptoms: Symptoms closely related to men's health.
  • Menstrual conditions: Any condition that is associated with the female menstrual cycle
  • Menstrual irregularities: Various abnormalities of periods and menstruation.
  • Menstrual pain: Pain that occurs with menstruation
  • Ovarian tumour: A tumour that is located on the ovary.
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: A condition which is characterized by an infection which is located in the upper female genital tract
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease: A condition which is characterized by an infection which is located in the upper female genital tract
  • Pituitary Cancer: Cancer of the pituitary gland.
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder that affects approximately 5% of all women.
  • Pregnancy symptoms: Symptoms related to pregnancy.
  • Primary hypothyroidism: Primary hypothyroidism is a condition in which a defect in the thyroid gland leads to reduced production of thyroid hormone.
  • Renal failure: A condition characterized by a failure of the kidney to excrete toxic metabolites from the body
  • Reproductive toxicity -- Xylene (mixed isomers): Xylene (mixed isomers) is a suspected reproductive toxicant and exposure to it has the potential to negatively affect the human reproductive system. Xylene (mixed isomers) is used mainly as an industrial solvent and is used in the manufacture paints, lacquers, resins, inks and also in the manufacture of dyes, plastics and pharmaceuticals. The severity and nature of the adverse effect is variable and can be influenced by factors such as sex, level of exposure and individual sensitivity to the chemical. Effects on the female reproductive systems can include such things as menstrual problems, altered sexual behavior, infertility, altered puberty onset, altered length of pregnancy, lactation problems, altered menopause onset and pregnancy outcome. Effects on the male reproductive system can include such things as altered sexual behavior, altered fertility and problems with sperm shape or count.
  • Secondary hypothyroidism: Secondary hypothyroidism is a condition in which the activity of the thyroid gland is decreased, due to failure of the pituitary gland or hypothalamus
  • Sexual symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sexual organs
  • Tertiary hypothyroidism: Tertiary hypothyroidism results from a malfunction of the hypothalamus, the part of the brain that controls the endocrine system.
  • Uterus symptoms: Symptoms affecting the female uterus
  • Vaginal bleeding: Bleeding in or from the vagina.
  • Vaginal symptoms: Symptoms related to the vagina
  • Women's health symptoms: Symptoms related to women's health.

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