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A 21-year-old female asked:

Can a lot of carbohydrates in diet such as pasta cause long cycles in women? i eat a lot sometimes especially before period. i am still thin

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
No: Pasta and other carbohydrates do not have a direct impact on the length of the menstrual cycle
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