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Because your menstrual cycle is the lining of your uterus shedding.

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Q: Why do women cramp before and during menstrual cycle?
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Why do women cramp?

Women cramp when they are having their menstrual cycle. This is when the lining of the uterus sheds and is replaced with a new lining.

Can you ovulate during a menstrual cycle?

Menstrual cycle refers to your entire reproductive cycle - you always ovulate during your menstrual cycle, typically this occurs two weeks before you menstruate. You can't ovulate during menstruation - although this doesn't mean that you can't be fertile during menstruation.

What does oestrogen do in the menstrual cycle?

It thickens the uterus lining during the menstrual cycle

What does the menstrual cycle start with?

The menstrual cycle starts with menstruation. The firswt day of your menstrual cycle is considered to be the first day of true bleeding during your menstrual phase.

Can you still produce eggs if you have not had a menstrual cycle?

No you only produce eggs during your menstrual cycle

Can women have yoga during menstrual cycle?

The menstrual cycle is the entire reproductive cycle - I think you mean during menstruation.Yes, a woman can practice yoga during menstruation, in fact some poses can be very beneficial to menstrual health and ease menstrual cramps.

Is ovulation before or after your menstrual cycle?

Ovulation is part of your menstrual cycle, the term 'menstrual cycle' refers to your entire reproductive cycle - I think you mean before or after menstruation. Ovulation usually occurs two weeks before menstruation, but as it's a CYCLE it will occur after menstruation too.

When do periods occur?

during the menstrual cycle

Should you exercise during your menstrual cycle?

The menstrual cycle is the reproductive cycle, if you're a healthy fertile female then you will always be within your menstrual cycle - I think that you mean during menstruation. Yes you should exercise during menstruation if you feel up to it as exercise is good for you.

Describe what happens to the egg during the menstrual cycle on day 14?

Describe what happens to the egg during the menstrual cycle on day 14?"

How do the estrous and menstrual cycles compare?

Endometrial bleeding occurs during the menstrual cycle. The endometrium is reabsorbed by the uterus during the estrous cycle.

Can a women a get pregnant the day before she gets her period?

You can get pregnant at any time during the menstrual cycle.

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