How long does ovulation last each month?

Identifying the duration of ovulation and understanding your menstrual cycle can help a woman realize the time she can become pregnant in each month, thereby planning a pregnancy or taking a preventive measure of pregnancy in the meantime is very helpful.

1. How does the menstrual cycle work?

Normal menstruation lasts several days, usually 3 to 5 days, but in some cases lasting up to 7 days is also normal. The ideal menstrual cycle period is 28 days from the first day of a menstrual cycle to the first day of the next. The normal menstrual cycle in adult women is between 21 and 35 days. For young women, there is a wider fluctuation usually between 21 and 45 days

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Normal menstruation lasts 3 to 5 days

The normal menstrual cycle takes place in 2 stages: the period of birth and the stage of excretion.

  • Period of birth

At the end of the cycle before the concentration of ovarian hormones decreases suddenly (the hormones estrogen and progesteron) should irritate the sysentous glands to increase the secretion of FSH and LH under the command of GnRH. Under the action of 2 hormones FSH and LH primitive cysts in the ovaries begin to develop, after a few days the follicles grow enlarged and increase estrogen secretion.

In the uterus: After menstruation, the lining of the uterus remains a thin layer. Under the action of estrogen the tissues grow rapidly, the mucous membranes gradually thicken, blood vessels grow. The glands of the cervical glands excrete a layer of mucus that facilitates the movement of sperm into the uterus.

Ovule ejection: After about 7-8 days of development, there is a rapidly growing cyst of the remaining follicles that gradually regress. In developed follicles, the size increases rapidly the amount of estrogen is also excreted much more. The increased amount of estrogen causes a positive reverse conditioning effect on the syentary hormone FSH and LH which causes the mesenterous gland to increase the excretion of these two hormones, which, under the action of FSH and LH, cause the follicles to thrive to a certain size called ripe follicles.

Before the ovulation occurs, the LH hormone rises to its peak, combined with the effects of the hormones estrogen, progesteron, FSH that cause the eggs to inflate, the thin follicles cause the follicles to burst and cause ovulation. This phenomenon usually occurs before menstruation about 13-14 days.

  • Excretion stage

Hormonal excreted: After ovule ejection, the reathetic gland continues to excrete FSH and LH, which cause some of the remaining cells in the cystic corclee to transform into a cathety. The crown excretes large amounts of progesteron and estrogen.

Changes in the uterus: Under the main action of estrogen make the lining of the uterus increase, thicken. Blood vessels also thrive. The aim is to create an appropriate condition for fertilized eggs to nest.

Menstrual phenomena: If there is no conception, then about the last 2 days of the menstrual cycle, the body suddenly degenerates, which cause the levels of the hormone progesteron and estrogen to drop suddenly to very low levels. Therefore, the lining of the uterus degenerates, the arteries are contracted causing anemia, causing necrosis. As a result of damaged blood vessels and bleeding, the bleeding area spreads more widely after about 24-36 hours, after which the necrotic lining of the uterus peels off.

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Menstrual phenomena

2. How long does ovulation last

Ovulation is when the ovule is ejected from the follicle into the proboscis.

A normal ovulation cycle lasts about 24-48 hours per month. When the egg is released from the ovaries, it will regress within 24 to 48 hours if it is not fertilized.

Ovulation is the best time for successful conception, however, the period of possible pregnancy lasts from 6-10 days due to the sperm time that exists in the female's genitals for up to 5 days.

3. Signs of ovulation

Some women ovulate without noticing any changes to their body, but others may recognize signs of ovulation. It is important to plan intersinge in the days of your conception if you intend to give birth. The good news is that there are many ways to know when you ovulate.

  • Changes in cervical fluid: If you notice cervical secrety or fluid, this is a sign you are ovulding, or ovulation will occur in the next few days. Cervical translation may appear clear, damp, elastic or chain. It may look similar to egg white.
  • Check for changes in body temperature: Your body temperature may rise slightly during ovulation. However, some women do not experience higher body temperature until two or three days after the easy time of conception.

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Check for changes in body temperature
  • Mild throbbing pain or mild cramps may be felt in the lower abdomen.
  • Increased libido
  • Cramps can be seen, a feeling of bloating.
  • Your or vagina may appear swollen.

In addition to the above symptoms you can know the duration of ovulation based on the following ways:

  • The egg test stick relies on the fact that the LH hormone peaks about 2 days before ovulation.
  • Ultrasound screening: Ultrasound monitors the growth of follicles

4. How to calculate the time it is easy to conceive

According to the duration of ovulation and the duration of existence of sperm in the female body it is given an interval lasting from 6-10 days called the window of conception.

Rely on the signs and how to determine the time of ovulation to calculate the window of conception. The duration of possible pregnancy is before the date of ovulation 5 days to 2 days after ovulation.

However, if the relationship is closer to ovulation, the pregnancy rate will be higher than other days.

The period of ovulation in each cycle lasts from 24-48 hours. If there is no conception, the ovule will regress. To be able to know the exact date of ovulation you can use an egg test stick or an ultrasound method. If you are looking to have children, capturing the time of the conception window increases the likelihood of pregnancy.

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