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Why am i so hungry 2 weeks before my period?

Why am i so hungry 2 weeks before my period?

Hungar pangs: There is no known medical explanation for your concerns. It appears to be a random occurrence. I will suggest that you eat healthy. If you are hungry, snack on fruits and vegetables if you feel hungry after a regular meal. Hydrate well. Speak to your doctor if your concerns continue. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Why am I so hungry before my period?

Why am I so hungry before my period?

Hormonal changes: Mother nature probably is trying to help "fatten you up" in case you are pregnant each month. ...Read more

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Why am i always so hungry and tired before my period?

Why am i always so hungry and tired before my period?

Hungry and tired: Not an uncommon problem and quite annoying. See your doctor and/or a dietitian and they will help you through this. ...Read more

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Why do I get so hungry before my period? Like i could just eat for hours!

Why do I get so hungry before my period? Like i could just eat for hours!

Totally normal!: This happens to me too. It's due to changes in hormones. Progesterone is an appetite stimulant and it is the predominant hormone in that phase of the menstrual cycle. I, personally, try to ignore the hunger so i don't gain weight :-). ...Read more

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When i get my period i get so hungry even after a meal i don't get full and after 15 minutes i'am hungry again. What should I do?

When i get my period i get so hungry even after a meal i don't get full and after 15 minutes i'am hungry again. What should I do?

Birth control pills: Take the pills non-stop for several months. This way you don't get a period it may help your skin and you can see if that helps your problem with binge overeating. If not, you may need some nutritional counselling. ...Read more

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Currently having hunger pains. I ate very little and eating snacks aren't helping the pain. What's wrong? What should I do? Help please on my period

Currently having hunger pains. I ate very little and eating snacks aren't helping the pain. What's wrong? What should I do? Help please on my period

Abdominal pain: It's possible you may just be having the post menopausal pain secondary to ovulation or a ovarian cyst that may have ruptured. The pain should subside in about 3 to 5 days if not I would get checked and go to an OB/GYN doctor to get a pelvic exam. You can take pamprin or ibuprofen for pain in the mean time ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more