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Can recent weight gain of 60 pounds cause severe periods-cramping, pressure, heavy flow?
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes
Weight gain can cause hormone disturbances that can lead to problems with your periods.
However, certain hormone problems like thyroid problems can lead to weight gain and menstrual changes. See your doctor.

In brief: Yes
Weight gain can cause hormone disturbances that can lead to problems with your periods.
However, certain hormone problems like thyroid problems can lead to weight gain and menstrual changes. See your doctor.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
A good gyn or internist can diagnose most thyroid problems with simple blood tests called thyroid function tests.
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