Talk:Luteal phase

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Request for plain English description[edit]

I am not a doctor. Neither a medical body. More over english is not my mother tongue. Can any one help me with an ordinary description about luteal phase and make grateful?

Chart needs to also show testosterone levels through the cycle[edit]

Chart needs to also show testosterone levels through the cycle.

Luteal phase defect[edit]

Following copied from Talk:Luteal phase defect since Luteal phase defect redirects to this article. Meters (talk) 21:33, 25 July 2012 (UTC)

why is pathology combined with a physiologic phenomenon? Whyis there not a seperate page on : Luteal phase defect? (41.210.129.3 (talk) 21:17, 24 July 2012 (UTC))

Behavioral Effects[edit]

This section is one-sided, myopic, and offensive. As a behavioral neuroendocrinologist, I deeply hope that this section is edited to make it impartial and that the new information is supported by empirical data. For example, this section would be better served by a description of the influence of gonadal hormones associated with the luteal phase and depression (also known premenstrual dysphoric disorder or late luteal phase dysphoric disorder). Holy inaccuracies, Batman. Sheesh.

Update and re-insertion of Behavioral Effects section[edit]

In the aforementioned section that was and will be in the article, it has been brought to my attention that it is outdated and not following WP:POV. I am in the process of working with other editors to flesh out this section and make it not only more presentable, but also accurate and verifiable. Please see the following sources that I will be referencing for the upcoming re-write. I ask that no one deletes the section again, unless discussed here with a consensus, or no improvements are made in a reasonable amount of time (7 days). [1][2][3] [4]

  1. ^ http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0059780
  2. ^ Childs E, Dlugos A, De Wit H. Cardiovascular, hormonal, and emotional responses to the TSST in relation to sex and menstrual cycle phase. Psychophysiology [serial online]. May 1, 2010;47(3):550-559. Available from: MEDLINE with Full Text, Ipswich, MA. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  3. ^ Matsumoto T, Asakura H, Hayashi T. Increased salivary chromogranin A in women with severe negative mood states in the premenstrual phase. Journal Of Psychosomatic Obstetrics And Gynaecology [serial online]. September 2012;33(3):120-128. Available from: MEDLINE with Full Text, Ipswich, MA. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  4. ^ Hoyer J, Burmann I, Sacher J, et al. Menstrual cycle phase modulates emotional conflict processing in women with and without premenstrual syndrome (PMS)--a pilot study. Plos One [serial online]. April 24, 2013;8(4):e59780. Available from: MEDLINE with Full Text, Ipswich, MA. Accessed August 5, 2014.

Jab843 (talk) 02:07, 6 August 2014 (UTC)