Menstrual manipulation: Options for suppressing the cycle

Caitlin W. Hicks, Ellen S. Rome

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Menstrual manipulation, ie, adjusting the menstrual cycle by taking hormonal contraceptives, allows women to have their period less often or to avoid bleeding at inconvenient times. The authors review the various options, the benefits, and the disadvantages of this practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)445-453
Number of pages9
JournalCleveland Clinic journal of medicine
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2010
Externally publishedYes

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