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Your menstrual cycle might be regular — about the same length every month — or somewhat irregular, and your period might be light or heavy, painful or pain- free, long or short, and still be considered normal. Within a broad range, "normal" is what's normal for you. Keep in mind that use of certain types of contraception, ...


Oct 1, 2014 ... The length of a menstrual cycle is determined by the number of days from the first day of bleeding to the start of the next menses. The length of your cycle, while not on any form of birth control, can be a key indicator to hormonal imbalances and whether or not ovulation is occurring in a regular manner.


During menstruation blood, cells and mucus are discharged from the uterus. The menstrual cycle starts on the first day of the menstrual period (referred to as day one) and ends the day before the next period begins. While the length of the menstrual cycle is often 28 days, it can vary between women and from one cycle to ...


Aug 4, 2010 ... To figure out how long your cycle is, start at cycle day 1 of your last menstrual cycle and begin counting (Cycle day 1,2,3,4 and so forth). The length= the last cycle day before you started bleeding again. For example – According to the January and February calendars, the cycle length would be 28 days, ...


Nov 13, 2017 ... The menstrual cycle is the hormonal process a woman's body goes through each month to prepare for a possible pregnancy. Regular menstrual periods in the years between puberty and menopause are usually a sign that your body is working normally. Irregular or heavy, painful periods are not normal.


Calculates your average menstrual cycle length, including your shortest and longest menstrual length, based on the period start date of your last several monthly cycles.


Nov 6, 2014 ... While there is no such thing as one perfect menstrual cycle, there are many indicators of a healthy cycle that you can easily pay attention to starting now. Here are my top five … 1. Your menstrual cycle should be between 25-35 days long. It should be a consistent length each month and not fluctuate.


Dec 6, 2016 ... Clinically speaking, cycles are described in two ways: regular and irregular. This refers to how much a cycle varies: how many days a cycle lasts and how a cycle's length changes over time. There are also regular and irregular ranges for menstrual bleeding, and regular and irregular ranges for pain.


The length of the menstrual cycle varies from woman to woman, but the average is to have periods every 28 days. Regular cycles that are longer or shorter than this, from 24 to 35 days, are normal.