A 19-year-old female asked about a female:
If i eat 1500 calories a day or less but not blow 1300 does my period stop nope i eat 44 gram of fat 66 gram protein and remain carb?
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Gynecology 42 years experience
Maybe: The main factor is your total body fat, if you have <7-11% total body fat , you may not have enough substrate to metabolize cholesterol into estrogen. This can affect your menstrual cycles and not have a period.
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