A 48-year-old member asked:
why am i always so hungry and tired before my period?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Hungry and tired: Not an uncommon problem and quite annoying. See your doctor and/or a dietitian and they will help you through this.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
I am always hungry before, and during my period. I have cravings as well and its been so hard to stop eating.Is this normal?How can I stop this?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes it is normal: Hormonal variation can affect the body and increased hunger and desire for certain foods like chocolate can occur. Try a magnesium supplement and see if that helps over a few months (it won't happen right away). Also consider an acupuncturist/chinese medicine practitioner it is soo helpful for hormonal issues!.
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 33-year-old member asked:
Im always hungry right before my period starts. Is this normal?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Cravings before a period are' notoriously' normal as well as premenstrual weight gain.
4.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Nov 28, 2014
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