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Is it normal to crave a lot of chocolate and sweets when you are on your period?

Is it normal to crave a lot of chocolate and sweets when you are on your period?

It is common.: Changes in appetite/weight and gastrointestinal symptoms are common symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (pms). Stock your cupboards with tasty but nutritious snacks like fruits and veggies to help avoid unhealthy eating around your period. ...Read more

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Is it normal to pee a lot while on your period ?

Is it normal to pee a lot while on your period
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Normal: I would say that urinary frequency during your menstrual period is not at all unusual. It is common to retain significant amounts of fluid during the week before your period commences(a cause of premenstrual tension)and because of the hormonal changes during your period you simply excrete the excess fluid. ...Read more

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On your period is not a lot of bleeding then a period pain and enough blood so you can tell your pad is wet normal?

On your period is not a lot of bleeding then a period pain and enough blood so you can tell your pad is wet normal?

I don't understand ?: I don't understand your question. It is normal for young women to occasionally have changes in their period frequency , duration or flow. I would not be concerned about a lighter than normal period, unless you had unprotected sex since your last period. If so, you may want to check a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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My menstrual period is always a lot and very painful. This month, it barely bled and i had no pain and my blood was brown. Is this normal?

My menstrual period is always a lot and very painful. This month, it barely bled and i had no pain and my blood was brown. Is this normal?

Black = old blood : The color of the blood in your menstrual cycle is not useful or relevant. It reflects how long the blood has been sitting inside your uterus or at the back of your vagina. Red is new. Brown or black blood is older and the blood products have started to break down. Menstrual blood color is not something you need to pay attention to. If your cycles are heavy consider birth control for regulation. ...Read more

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Is it possible to ovulate while you are on your period if you normally have 28 day cycles?

Is it possible to ovulate while you are on your period if you normally have 28 day cycles?

Not likely: with a 28 day cycle, you will likely ovulate in the middle of the cycle, around day 14 give or take. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you are on your period for three weeks?I started a week early it was light 2nd week it was normal i'm on my third week

What does it mean when you are on your period for three weeks?I started a week early it was light 2nd week it was normal i'm on my third week

Many options: There are multiple options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. If you are done having children discuss the option of an endometrial ablation. In some cases a hysterectomy will be needed. ...Read more

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Is it normal to not have cramps when you are on your period even to you have had them every time you have had your period?

Is it normal to not have cramps when you are on your period  even to you have had them every time you have had your period?

Hormone imbalance: Menstrual cramps are due to a hormonal imbalance during your menstrual cycle. Try to find a doctor that will use real hormones just like you body makes the reinforce your body optimal hormonal balance. Talk to your pharmacist to help find a doctor. You can also try taking a combined calcium/magnesium supplement three times a day with plenty of water (2 qts/l per day) to help your help your cramps ...Read more