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Is It Normal To Fe Insecure While On Your Period
Is it true that green tea prohibit the absorption of iron therefore is not recommended to drink during menstrual period?
Traditional Chinese: Medicine recommends against drinking green tea during a female's menstrual period. It is reported that during menstruation women may lose 18 to 21 mg of iron in association w blood loss. The tannins in green tea can adversely impact absorption of iron through intestinal mucosa. The tannic acid may also ^ possibility of constipation. ...Read more
Enjoy: Many pills like generess will cause you to stop menstruating. This will not hurt you. Enjoy. ...Read more
Anovulatory cycle: Anovulatory cycles are very common cause of irregular bleeding in young women in whom it's very common to have irregular periods. It's doubtful that anything is wrong but best to go see your family doc for evaluation. If you're worried about irregular periods, birth control pills can help regulate them. Or depoprovera can stop them altogether. Obviously risks associated w/both choices so discuss. ...Read more
No, not normal: It is not normal to have bleeding mid-cycle. You should check a pregnancy test and then call your doctor to be evaluated. This visit might include labs related to your thyroid, an exam, and an ultrasound. ...Read more
Some women do: Experience nausea & other GI upset with their period. Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organ ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more
NO.: Normal periods are between 2 and 7 days every 21 - 35 days. If you are bleeding more frequently than this you should see a doctor. ...Read more
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
That is ok: Donot worry, that is ok, watch for the next period if it becomes a pattern then see your obgyn, sometimes it is a hormonal dysfunction ...Read more
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
Is it normal to be on your period again after you just have been on it a week ago plus taking a Plan B pill on the last day of your previous period?
Plan b: 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. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Plan B can cause temporary disruption. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Do you have to be on your period for your second injection of the depo or is it normal not to have one. Been getting mine when depo is due. Concerned?
Can be: Gastrointestinal disturbances (vomiting, diarrhea) can be common especially in the week leading up to your period, or during your first part of period. Often times due to elevated progesterone levels and prostaglandins. Can talk with your doctor about birth control, this may help. I'm sorry you're going through this. I would discuss with your gynecologist to discuss treatment options ...Read more
IT HAPPENS: Not unusual during your period.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it normal to have light bleeding or spotting longer than 5-7 days while on your period that is irregular?
Is it normal to have small dark red pieces of tissue come down when on your period and what could the reason be?
Is it normal to feel hot and have a slightly red face when on your period? It's the first day of period for this month.
Yes: Your temperature goes up during the end of your cycle, and can continue for 1-2 days of your period. ...Read more