Complexity Digest 2003.19 - 16
Study Assesses Risks, Benefits Of Eliminating Monthly Menstruation, Penn State Live
Excerpts: Given a choice, many women would probably opt out of the monthly cramping, bloating, bleeding and general discomfort that accompanies menstruation. A study under way at Hershey Medical Center is investigating whether a variation on the traditional oral contraceptive pill can prevent periods easily, safely and effectively. "Menstrual bleeding may be medically unnecessary and can cause undesirable symptoms such as cramping, headaches and mood swings," Legro said. "Not only is menstrual bleeding often an inconvenience, but it also can be a serious quality of life concern for many women."
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[ http://live.psu.edu/index.php?cmd=vs&story=2938 ], Penn State Live, 2003/05/06