Glossary

Estrogen - (es-tro-gen)
A female hormone produced by the ovaries Fatigue - (fa-tigue )
A condition characterized by lessened capacity for work, weariness and tiredness Menses - (men-ses )
The time during which menstruation occurs Menstrual - (men-stru-al)
Pertaining to menstruation (the menses) Menstrual cycle - (men-stru-al cycle)
The monthly cycle of changes in the ovaries and the lining of the uterus; the first day of menstrual bleeding is designated as 'day 1' of the menstrual cycle Menstruation - (men-stru-a-tion )
The monthly discharge of blood and mucus from the uterus Neurotransmitter - (neu-ro-trans-mit-ter)
Chemicals that transmit impulses between nerve cells Premenstrual - (pre-men-stru-al )
Just before the start of menstruation Progesterone - (pro-ges-ter-on)
A female hormone Syndrome - (syn-drome)
A set of signs and symptoms that tend to occur together and which reflect the presence of a particular disease
Premenstrual Syndrome