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i am taking akt 4 and my monthly periods have stopped

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
44 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Weight loss is key: It is not uncommon for a teenage girl to have her periods stop after weight loss, especially if it is a lot (e.g. more than 10 lb). The most common c ... Read More
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Eating disorder?: If your recent weight loss is due to a eating disorder such as anorexia or bulimia then your period will not return unless and until the initial issue ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Light period: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in earl ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The menstrual cycle is usually very irregular at the extremes of reproduction ie at menache and toward the menopause. At menache the cycle in many gir ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Take a pregnancy: test if it is negative then do not worry about the course of your period. It is normal.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruth
21 years experience Internal Medicine
LMP: Periods for a regular woman are days 1 till 28. Day one is first bleeding. Usually day 1-4 to 7 is bleeding. Then day 14 is ovulation. So LM ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Start: Lmp is the day of start.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Iron deficiency?: if your anemia is due to iron deficiency from your heavy period- you should be getting iron replacement. if you do not respond to oral iron or can not ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Irregularity: Reasons for irregularity include weight gain or loss, breastfeeding, alcohol use, eating disorders, marked emotional stress, endometriosis, uterine fi ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mahoney
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yss--you may wish to also use back-up protections the first cycle--like condoms.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular ovulation: causes this. Possible reasons, include perimenopause, polycystic ovarian syndrome, or thyroid issues. Weight gain and loss, also can be related.
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