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A 30-year-old member asked:

Can losing weight affect if you get your menstral cycle?

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Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
Gynecology 24 years experience
Yes: There are many different factors that can effect the menstrual cycle. Decreased weight and body fat can effect the cycle. A clinician can assess if weight loss a cause of yor cycle changes.
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