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does your period increase your appetite?

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Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Yes, in some : Great question flower18! the hormone changes surrounding a "period" can cause moodiness and increased appetite for sure on some women. Others may not feel this at all. Cheers!
Dr. Paul Cohen
Dr. Paul Cohen commented
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Agree! Feed the need!
Dec 5, 2011

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A 33-year-old member asked:

When will I start getting my period again?

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Dr. Amy Herold
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After breastfeeding: Some women get their period back within a few months, some women don't get it for almost a year or more. If you are still breastfeeding you will likely not get your period until you stop or until you are feeding less frequently than every 5 hours or so, usually once your baby starts sleeping through the night.
A 32-year-old member asked:

Can tea make your period come back?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
No!: Tea does not impact your menstrual cyclicity.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to not have a period if you ovulated normal?

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Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: Usually if ovulation occurs and no menstrual cycle follows you are probably pregnant. If you are not pregnant then either the lining of the uterine wall has scarring or the cervix is scarred closed or the vagina is blocked.
A 43-year-old member asked:

What if you miss your period during your first pack of bc pills?

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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Keep taking them: It's possible not to have a withdraw bleed with ocps. It's more common with prolonged use, but to be safe, do a pregnancy test to make sure you're ok. Keep taking them if your test is negative & enjoy the lack of menses - not a problem & in my view, a perk to ocps. Take care.
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A 33-year-old female asked:

Is it normal to feel heavier and fatter a week before your period is due and also dose your appetite increase I have all these symptoms why please?

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Dr. Anthony Ferrara
Emergency Medicine 31 years experience
Hormonal changes: Real basic answer is that hormonal changes cause fluid retention and make you feel bloated. Usually there is decreased appetite with these hormonal changes.

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