A 31-year-old female asked:
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i weigh 257lbs and am 5'7 i don't get a regular period the longest has been 4 years. i have had a pap smear and everything was normal. your thoughts?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
My thoughts: Must be obvious to you. Your serious overweight is clearly the answer. Unfortunately the hypothalamus (a computer in the brain) is part of the cause because of biochemical changes in it. The worst dietary offender is sugar in all its forms and even sweeteners.
Answered on May 22, 2013

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