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why am i so tired during my period

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Balanced diet.: A balanced diet with healthy amounts of meat and vegetables is a great way to help fatigue during a period. During a period there is blood loss and s ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Physiologic change: There is a major physiologic and hormonal change that requires some extra body energy stores resulting in the fatigue/sleepiness.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Doesn't sound nl: Get some blood tests, to include complete blood count, thyroid tests, iron level and possibly others.
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Fatigue: May be due to hormonal imbalace, if you are perfectly well during the other parts of your cycle. See a doctor familiar with estrogen, Progesterone im ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy test: Do a pregnancy test.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Ophthalmologist: Consult an ophthalmologist. There may be infection of the eyelids complicating chronic dryness or reaction to eyelid cosmetics,if you use them. In the ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
Normal symptom: It sounds like you are having normal symptoms while having your period, try taking some over the counter medicines to relieve some of the pain.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Do you mean?: I assume you're asking is sex safe during your period: yes. Very very very low risk to get pregnant
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
No harm: Not in any way.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Hormones: The interplay between different hormones surging at different times in the menstrual cycle affect the temperature setting center in the brain.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Anti-inflammatories: You are to avoid acetominophen and all tylenol (acetaminophen) products.

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