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Can Being Overweight Stop My Period
I weigh 80kg and I am 179cm tall, I do a lot of sport but had to stop for a long period because of an injury, am i overweight?
Maybe: Your body mass index is 25, which is just at the lower range for "overweight". This may not be the case for you, as your weight may be related to a higher degree of muscle mass. I have included a link below for further information on body mass index. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/obesity/bmi/bmi-m.htm. ...Read more
Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...Read more
I am 43 years old and over weight. i have been having periods twice every month for a couples of months than it stops and starts again.
See a gynecologist : there are many possibilities for the cause of your symptoms. You need to have a visit to a Gynecologist to be sure you are properly evaluated and treated appropriately with hormonal or other therapy for the underlying cause. In Texas you need to start with and in person visit and the can possibly flow up with your doc with virtual care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I only have period for 2 days .Formerly i was overweight but now i am 59 and my height is 5feet2 inches but no progress.I wanna have periods for 5 day?
Normal periods: The normal period of bleeding is usually 3. - 5 days, with some people having shorter or longer periods of bleeding. If you are having regular cycles, a shorter period of bleeding is not concerning. See http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/menstruation.html for more information ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Being overweight can cause you not to ovulate regularly and can lead to irregular periods by itself. Once you start exercising and lose weight in many instances the cycles will correct in situations like you describe exercising will generally help regulate cycles eventually. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes but......: Extreme body types can cause a lack or irregular periods. Too heavy and too thin alike. Doesn't mean you can't be pregnant and if any doubts check a pregnancy test. If not pregnant then hormone levels, ultrasound of abdomen and pelvis , sugar levels and thyroid testing should be done. See your gyn dr. ...Read more
I have had my period since i was 14. It's never been regular. I can go several months without a period, should I be concerned? I'm also overweight.
Yes: Women who have stretches without a menstrual cycle, who are overweight, are at risk for a condition called pcos. This condition can lead to a hyper estrogenic environment in your body. Having too much excess estrogen can lead to uterine cancer. I recommend you see a doctor and possibly get on birth control pills to help prevent uterine cancer. Also recommend exercise and weight loss. ...Read more
Hi I am 27yr old and i hv irrgular period but past 2 week i feel little sick, i think i might ovulated during 22-28, I am overweight, am i pragnant?
Take preg test: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
I last had a period in October 2014 then I got one in mid January, and I haven't had one since? I'm healthy & not overweight, Is this bad? What is it?
Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. Since you missed two periods it would be prudent to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx ...Read more
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