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In a woman w/out pcos, can weight gain affect the timing, length and/or heaviness of the menstrual period?

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Dr. Seth Derman
Fertility Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Weight gain can affect your cycles even if you do not have a diagnosis of pcos.

In brief: Yes

Weight gain can affect your cycles even if you do not have a diagnosis of pcos.
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Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Internal Medicine

In brief: Definitly

Fat is an active organ and affects most of hormones including sex hormones.

In brief: Definitly

Fat is an active organ and affects most of hormones including sex hormones.
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