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Women
Changes in temporomandibular pain and other symptoms across the menstrual cycle
Abstract The objective of this study was to assess changes in levels of clinical temporomandibular (TMD) pain in relation to phases of the menstrual cycle. TMD cases were 35 women not using oral contraceptives (OCs); 35 women using OCs; and 21 men. Controls were 35 normally cycling women without TMD or other chronic pains. Subjects...
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Symptoms of premenstrual syndrome may be caused by hyperventilation
Objective: To determine whether women with premenstrual syndrome (PMS) differ from healthy women in the extent of hyperventilation during the luteal phase of the cycle. Design: Case report. Setting: Medical university. Patient(s): Three reproductive-age women with severe symptoms of PMS in whom dramatic decline in end-tidal PCO2 (PETCO2) occurred during the luteal phase of the...
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Phasic Menstrual Cycle Effects on the Control of Breathing in Healthy Women
Abstract This study examined the effects of menstrual cycle phase on ventilatory control. Fourteen eumenorrheic women were studied in the early follicular (FP; 1–6 days) and mid-luteal (LP; 20–24 days) phase of the menstrual cycle. Blood for the determination of arterial PCO2 (PaCO2 ), plasma strong ion difference ([SID]), progesterone ([P4]), and 17-estradiol ([E2]) concentrations...
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menopause
Age-related decline in women’s lung function may speed up during and after menopause, a recent study suggests. Past research has shown that young women can boost their lung function through their mid-twenties by following a healthy lifestyle that includes getting plenty of aerobic exercise and avoiding cigarettes. After that, lung function declines gradually, and the...
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women dysfunctional breathing
Dysfunctional Breathing in Women Dysfunctional breathing can destabilise mind, impact physical performance, muscles, mental concentration, mood and metabolism. They can play a part in, for instance, premenstrual syndrome, chronic fatigue, neck, back and pelvic pain, fibromyalgia and some aspects of anxiety and depression. There is evidence that improving breathing patterns in women can see major improvements...
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