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Can weight loss be a reason for no-period?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Weight loss in a woman who is not overweight might drop her body fat below the level needed to have normal menstrual cycles and cause a missed period.
Very importantly, a common cause of a missed period is a pregnancy, so a woman who misses a period should do a pregnancy test and check with her doctor. Sometimes, a hormonal disorder or other illness can cause both weight loss and a missed period.

In brief: Yes
Weight loss in a woman who is not overweight might drop her body fat below the level needed to have normal menstrual cycles and cause a missed period.
Very importantly, a common cause of a missed period is a pregnancy, so a woman who misses a period should do a pregnancy test and check with her doctor. Sometimes, a hormonal disorder or other illness can cause both weight loss and a missed period.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Yes it could be.

In brief: Yes
Yes it could be.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
If body fat drops too low, there is not enough fat to store estrogen and then no menses.
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