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Does your period increase your appetite?

Does your period increase your appetite?

Yes, in some : Great question flower18! the hormone changes surrounding a "period" can cause moodiness and increased appetite for sure on some women. Others may not feel this at all. Cheers! ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel weird before your period? My stomach has felt weird, i've had a headache, and my appetite has increased.

Is it normal to feel weird before your period? My stomach has felt weird, i've had a headache, and my appetite has increased.

Weird before period: This is a very common problem. It is called pms. Mood changes, irritability, breast tenderness, are all part if this. Increasing your exercise and cutting back on carbs during that time can help ease the symptoms. Ibuprofen can help with cramping. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a loss of appetite during your period? Not complaning, just curious.

Is it normal to have a loss of appetite during your period? Not complaning, just curious.

Appetite loss&increa: It varies, some have increase in appetite and others loss of appetite.Both are normal, as long as normal appetite returns after the periods. ...Read more

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What causes you to feel nauseous, bad headaches, and a bad lose of appetite during your period?

What causes you to feel nauseous, bad headaches, and a bad lose of appetite during your period?

No answer: Some believe the rate in which the pregnancy hormone rises leads to different degrees of " morning sickness ". Thus lack of eating may act as a trigger for headaches and an overall not feeling so good. Many options to treat...Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have nausea and loss of appetite when on your period?

Yes: Freda, Loss of appetite and nausea are very common menstrual symptoms. If you are overweight, it is OK not to eat if you aren't hungry. If you are normal weight or under weight, you should be sure to eat as much as you can, despite the loss of appetite. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can an emergencycontraceptivepill affect how long your period lasts? Can it either decrease or increase the number of days?

Can an emergencycontraceptivepill affect how long your period lasts? Can it either decrease or increase the number of days?

Sometimes: Normally the menstrual cycle will come at the usual time although Emergency contraception can cause some temporary cycle disruption in some users. It is a high dose of birth control that disrupts the cycle. Take a pregnancy test 2 weeks after use to verify that it worked. Consider starting birth control to avoid these scares in the future. ...Read more

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Is increased anxiety before your period normal?

Is increased anxiety before your period normal?

Anxiety and period: There are a lot if hormonal changes going on during the menstrual cycle. Emotional changes are fairly common due to these fluctuations. The best thing to do is try to ignore them and let them pass. If you experience symptoms that are debilitating see your gynecologist or primary care physician . ...Read more

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