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i'm 39 and changed my diet to gluten/sugar free 2 weeks ago. i lost 13 lbs and now instead of my period, i have very light mucous with dark brown blo?

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Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
The diet change: your drastic diet change and the resulting weight gain can indeed cause this. Overtime, as your body adjusts to this your periods also adjust to the new number unless you are significantly underweight. Hope this helps.

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