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How to naturally return my normal cycle after missed period? Recently lost 5lbs by eating better&walking. Still healthy weight/eat lots good fats.

How to naturally return my normal cycle after missed period? Recently lost 5lbs by eating better&walking. Still healthy weight/eat lots good fats.

Missed periods: If it's a single skipped period, there is nothing to do but take good care of yourself, eat well, get your sleep, exercise normally. Many women skip a 1-2 periods during times of stress or change. If the skips continue, there are many possible causes and it would be helpful to get a more detailed history and some lab work to determine cause and best treatment option. ...Read more

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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Could a missed period be due to signifigant weight loss ? I have fatty liver and have lost 50 lbs since march

Could a missed period be due to signifigant weight loss ? I have fatty liver and have lost 50 lbs since march

Possible: If you are very underweight or very overweight you could become irregular. If you are very overweight, losing weight may cause you to begin to cycle more regularly. ...Read more

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Hi! I have had a missed period with no other symptoms other than a rapid weight loss and no appetite. I haven't had sex at all and i am wondering if there is a serious issue?

Hi! I have had a missed period with no other symptoms other than a rapid weight loss and no appetite. I haven't had sex at all and i am wondering if there is a serious issue?

See answer: Rapid weight loss can cause you to miss a period due to hormonal changes. If the weight loss is unusual and not the result of dieting and exercise you should see your physician to see what the cause is. ...Read more

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Took urine preg test 59 days and 44 days after unprotected sex both at obgyn. Accurate? 2 missed period BC of map or 7lb weight loss (5'6'' @ 123lbs)?

Took urine preg test 59 days and 44 days after unprotected sex both at obgyn. Accurate? 2 missed period BC of map or 7lb weight loss (5'6'' @ 123lbs)?

Missed period: is not uncommon related to stress as well as weight loss or other hormonal imbalance such as underactive or over active thyroid. 123 pounds is slim for a woman 5"6." If both tests are negative, please relax about pregnancy and eat a healthy diet. Further weight loss may have more significant effects. ...Read more

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Help! really worried? I missed periods caused by weight gain?

Help! really worried? I missed periods caused by weight gain?

Possibly: Extreme ranges in weight...very heavy or very thin can both throw off your cycle. However, there are other causes so if this is a persistent problem or if you go more than 8 weeks form last period, call gyn. For more info www.askyourgynecologist.org ...Read more

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Im having a 2mnths missed periods.I brought preg. Tests twice and its negative.But I haven't experienced any of those symptoms.Im gaining weight.?

Im having a 2mnths missed periods.I brought preg. Tests twice and its negative.But I haven't experienced any of those symptoms.Im gaining weight.?

Need Evaluation: That can sometimes happen but you still should be evaluated. It is important to run some common hormone tests to make sure there is no hormonal cause for this. ...Read more

Missed Period (Definition)

A missed period is when you don't have a period at your normal time. Because a missed period can be due to pregnancy, even a period that is signficantly lighter or shorter can be considered a missed period and possible pregnancy. And having early symptoms of early pregnancy such as sore breasts or mild nausea would increase ...Read more