Chinese women are often called “Dichorimae” because of their distinctive hand signs, but this sign could be a clue to their menstrual cycle, a study says.
A new study has found that the “Dchorim” signs can indicate a woman’s “maternal hand” during the first half of her menstrual cycle and is also found on the left side of the body.
“This sign is the sign of maternal hand, and is most often seen on the right side of women’s bodies,” study researcher Li Qiang, a postdoctoral fellow at the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Basic Sciences, told Crypto Coins.
“It’s the first sign of the menstrual cycle to be found in modern Chinese literature, which was published in 2015,” he said.
“But we haven’t really investigated it before.”
Researchers studied the signs in an ancient Chinese text that was published at the end of the 11th century.
“The text is called the Daodong Daodao (Song of the Dawn),” the study says, which is translated into English as Song of the Morning.
“We can interpret the Dchorima hand sign as indicating the start of menstruation, which occurs between March 1 and April 1, the beginning of the menstruation.”
A Dichorima is the female body in the menstrual process.
This sign is also seen on women’s faces and the body of the woman, but also on the body in front of the eyes,” Dr Li said.
The researchers say the “dichorimi” sign is “similar to a hand gesture of the Chinese woman’s menstrual cycle” which “appears to be a way of showing that she is pregnant”.
The researchers also noticed that the left “D” is sometimes seen on both the female and male faces, indicating a possible connection to “male infertility”.”
It also looks like a sign of female reproductive system, which could also be related to the menstrual cycles of women in modern China,” Dr Dr Li added.
Chinese men have “an almost 50 per cent chance of having the disorder dichoromi” (dichorrhea), which is also known as diphtheria and tetanus, and “an estimated 20 per cent of the population of China have the disease”, according to the World Health Organization.”
In the past, the symptoms of dichori were associated with high rates of depression, and some women suffered from severe depression,” the study states.
Dr Li said he is “still investigating” the meaning behind the sign, which he believes may relate to the women’s fertility, as well as to the menstruating period itself.”
I don’t know whether it’s related to a specific disease, or the female reproductive organs, or both,” he added.”
Maybe the Dichori sign is a sign for the male reproductive system.
“Dr Li, who is also a member of the National Academy of Science’s Institute of Biology, said the findings were “an interesting paper” and that he was “looking forward to working with our colleagues on this”.”
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We may find that female infertility is linked to this disease, which may lead to the need for interventions aimed at preventing or controlling the disorder.”
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