Menstrual Cycle Basics - Health Channel


Menstrual Cycle Basics |

Dr. Debra Kenward, Obstetrician and Gynecologist with Baptist Health South Florida, explains the anatomy of the uterus and says when women don’t get pregnant, their hormones die down, they trigger the menstrual cycle, that the menstrual lining to shed, and women get their period.
12 is the average age for young girls to have their first period. However, if someone gets her period too early, experts have mechanisms and medications to prevent it. It’s not common to see it, but sometimes it occurs. **************************************************************************************************************************************************************************
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