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Why does my appetite increase right before my period?

Why does my appetite increase right before my period?

Hormones and food: There are normally major changes in your female hormone balance that regularly occur in your menstrual cycle. These changes at the end of your cycle bring on your menstrual period. Changes in hormones can effect your appetite, and symptoms can occur each month at the same time in your menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Why does my appetite increase two weeks before my period?

Why does my appetite increase two weeks before my period?

Possibly hormonal: There are hormonal changes associated with ovulation 2 weeks before your period. If this appetite change is predictable and consistent, then it is plausible that this is how your body reacts to these changes. ...Read more

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Why do I get very cold right before my period?

Vasoconstriction: The blood vessels begin to constrict to allow the lining of the womb to shed. As a result you may 'feel cold". ...Read more

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I am sick right before my period and during?

I am sick right before my period and during?

Menstrual Cycle: During a woman’s period(or with pms) she may experience abdominal cramping, pain in the back ; thighs, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, increased sweating ; loose bowel movements. ...Read more

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Why does my right side hurt right before my period?..No other time just then.

Why does my right side hurt right before my period?..No other time just then.

Ovarian Cyst: Many women have ovarian cysts at some time during their lives. Most ovarian cysts present little or no discomfort and are harmless. The majority of ovarian cysts disappear without treatment within a few months. ...Read more

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I feel/look thin right before my period. But during and even after I feel/look fat. Why is this? It's causing me to be very upset.

I feel/look thin right before my period. But during and even after I feel/look fat. Why is this? It's causing me to be very upset.

Fluid retention?: I understand your frustration. The body changes before, during and after menstruation (period). It is actually a natural change. But at the same time the change is not that drastic per say. If you want you could measure your weight before during and after the period. You will likely see maybe a couple pounds in weight change due to fluid shifts in your body. But this is normal, your OK. ...Read more

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