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A short menstrual cycle can be the result of a wide variety of conditions. MedGuidance.com reports that any significant change in estrogen levels can cause variation in the length of the menstrual cycle, including normal... More »

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Antibiotics can cause an imbalance in the production of estrogen and progesterone in the body, which in turn can delay or cause an irregular menstrual cycle, states Menstrual Cycle Calculator. Antibiotics also interfere ... More »

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It is not possible to induce a menstrual period early. Most women experience an average of 28 days between menstrual cycles, says Health Magazine. A range of 24 to 31 days between periods is considered standard. Any sign... More »

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Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as naproxen, ketoprofen and ibuprofen help to slow heavy menstrual bleeding, according to Dr. Christiane Northrup, M.D. To achieve this effect, take one of these drugs one to two... More »

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A short menstrual cycle, which is defined as one that lasts fewer than 21 days, typically signifies that ovulation has not occurred or that it has occurred early in the monthly cycle, according to Shady Grove Fertility. ... More »

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A woman can stop her menstrual cycle by taking birth control pills continuously, according to WebMD and Mayo Clinic. These types of menstrual suppression contraceptives were first approved in the United States in 2003. More »

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The typical menstrual cycle for adult women lasts 28 days, but it can range from 21 to 35 days, reports Womenshealth.gov. Teenage girls may have a menstrual cycle that lasts from 21 to 45 days. More »

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