Sökning: "oral contraceptive cycle"

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  1. 1. Training and hormones in physically active women : with and without oral contraceptive use

    Författare :Lisbeth Wikström-Frisén; Karin Larsén; Anna Nordtröm; Cecilia Fridén; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; female athletes; hormones; menstrual cycle; oral contraceptive cycle; resistance training; muscle strength; power; body composition; female athlete triad; overreaching; overtraining syndrome;

    Sammanfattning : Background: The number of women participating in sports has increased dramatically, though research in sports are often performed on men. Physical exercise is known to increase physical performance and improve well-being. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Allopregnanolone effects in women : clinical studies in relation to the menstrual cycle, premenstrual dysphoric disorder and oral contraceptive use

    Författare :Erika Timby; Marie Bixo; Torbjörn Bäckström; Anna-Carin N Wihlbäck; C Neill Epperson; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Allopregnanolone; GABAA receptor; menstrual cycle; premenstrual dysphoric disorder; saccadic eye velocity; oral contraceptives; hypothalamic amenorrhea;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) affects 3–8% of women in fertile ages. Combined oral contraceptives (OCs) are widely used and some users experience adverse mood effects. The cyclicity of PMDD symptoms coincides with increased endogenous levels of allopregnanolone after ovulation. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Human vaginal epithelial immunity and influences of hormonal contraceptive usage

    Författare :Anna Ildgruben; Nils Lycke; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :human vaginal epithelium; hormonal contraceptives; epithelial thickness; intraepithelial immune cells; steroid receptors; steroid hormones; defensins; obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Sammanfattning : The vagina is the port of entry for sexually transmitted diseases in women. Its epithelium constitutes the luminal border, thus comprising an important defence barrier. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Back pain in primary care : aspects on treatment and the possible influence of oral contraceptives

    Författare :Ullacarin Wreje; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :Low back pain; sacro-iliac joint; manipulation therapy; water; injections; relaxin; women; menstrual cycle; oral contraceptive; collagen metabolism;

    Sammanfattning : The general objectives of this thesis were to investigate back pain in a primary-care setting, and especially to study the effect of manual treatment on pelvic-joint dysfunction, the effect of sterile-water injections on chronic, myofascial pain and the possible influence of oral contraceptives (OC) on back pain in women in the fertile ages. The effect of a single intervention with manipulation mobilisation was compared with that of massage on pelvic-joint dysfunction with regard to sick-leave, consumption of analgesic, pain and joint mobility. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Effects of combined oral contraceptives on hemostasis and biochemical risk indicators for venous thromboembolism and atherothrombosis

    Författare :Marianne van Rooijen; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :Combined oral contraceptives; emergency contraception; menstrual cycle; ethinylestradiol; levonorgestrel; desogestrel; lipoproteins; hemostasis; risk indicators; APC resistance; SHBG;

    Sammanfattning : Combined oral contraceptives (COCs) are one of the most common contraceptive methods in the world. Already a few years after their introduction, in the early 1960s, case reports were published showing associations between use of COCs and venous and arterial thromboembolism. LÄS MER