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A 21-year-old female asked:

Why do i have increased appetite during my period (could eat a lot more) but a decreased appetite after my period ends? is it normal?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Appetite: Studies show that progesterone hormonal rise just before the period begins can lead to increase in appetite.

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