A 42-year-old member asked:
What could be the maximum bmi you could have, and still not have a period?
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Endocrinology 43 years experience
Not related: Periods stop at very low weights, such as with eating disorders. They continue even at very high weights, unless you have pcos with Insulin resistance, which can cause irregular or no periods. That varies with the person.
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