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A 32-year-old female asked:

i currently chart my cycles using bbt, my usual luteal phase length is 14 days, this cycle it appears to only be 11 days. what could cause this change?

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Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
If there are: Variations in menses, well, the body is not a perfect clock. One way to reduce stress is by using an ovulation predictor kit. Bbt meas. Are kind of old school. Consider a fasting insulin, if elevated, or u have 1 st degree relative w/type 2 diabetes, metformin may help w/wt control and ovulation. A drug called topirimate as well can help headaches and weight but not 2 be used in pregnancy, gdlu.

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