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*Periods and losing weight - detail*

S: 22st0.5lb C: 18st5lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 41.5 Loss: 3st9.5lb(16.69%)
#1
WARNING! PERSONAL INFO!

Sorry if this is a little too personal but could really do with some reassurance.


I am on the contraceptive pill, and have been for about 5 years, I have tried two sorts, and have been on my most recent for about 3years.

In the past 3years since I have been on this pill I havent bled while I've been on and that was totally normal according to the nurse. I just sort of got the symptoms, with occasional spotting so I knew it was 'that time'. When I was concerned that I started spotting, I went to the clinic and they said it was absolutely normal, and I could bleed whilst on this pill.

But, this month, for the first time in 3years, I've had a proper period, with the stomach cramp I used to suffer with years ago, headaches, spotty t-zone blah blah blah.
ITS RUBBISH!!

Is it because I'm losing weight that I've started to get my period back?

Sorry if there's too much info!

Thanks
 
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debtdummy

Silver Member
S: 13st13lb C: 12st13.5lb G: 12st0lb Loss: 0st13.5lb(6.92%)
#2
Lady who is 57!!! Not had period in 9 years had one last month at my group, she ran to doctor , he said was weight loss boosted her ovulation
 
S: 22st0.5lb C: 18st5lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 41.5 Loss: 3st9.5lb(16.69%)
#3
Oh my gosh!!

Thanks for the info!

x
 

reptara

Full Member
S: 17st0lb C: 14st9lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 33.1 Loss: 2st5lb(13.87%)
#4
I know my periods are more frequent when I am losing weight especially if I have a big loss.
Hope your ok
 
S: 22st0.5lb C: 18st5lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 41.5 Loss: 3st9.5lb(16.69%)
#5
Thanks for the reply.
I'm feeling a bit better about it now. Thanks.

x :)
 
#6
I had a few months go by with really light periods - My first loss was 10lbs & my period after that was so heavy & painful! I can only assume that it was down to the loss because nothing else had changed. I really hope so.
 
S: 22st0.5lb C: 18st5lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 41.5 Loss: 3st9.5lb(16.69%)
#7
Thanks for the reply.

It makes me feel kind of normal! x
 
S: 15st11.5lb C: 12st4lb G: 10st11.5lb BMI: 25.4 Loss: 3st7.5lb(22.35%)
#8
My periods have been a nightmare since I've been on SW, getting them every 2 weeks and very heavy and painful but thankfully I've gone 3 weeks and no sign so must have sorted itself out!

Don't worry hun it's probably just your hormones getting a boost from your losses
 
S: 22st0.5lb C: 18st5lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 41.5 Loss: 3st9.5lb(16.69%)
#10
chiefbridesmaid said:
My periods have been a nightmare since I've been on SW, getting them every 2 weeks and very heavy and painful but thankfully I've gone 3 weeks and no sign so must have sorted itself out!

Don't worry hun it's probably just your hormones getting a boost from your losses
I'm sorry you're having such a tough time with your period at the mo :( but like you said hopefully it's sorted itself out!!

Thanks Hun. :) x
 
S: 22st0.5lb C: 18st5lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 41.5 Loss: 3st9.5lb(16.69%)
#11
bunnylovesalan said:
Ever since I have started to lose weight, I suffer with stomach cramps :(
Aw :( at least I'm not the only one!
Hope it's not too bad :) x
 

-Laura-

Silver Member
S: 11st5lb C: 9st7lb G: 9st5lb BMI: 26 Loss: 1st12lb(16.35%)
#12
Funnily enough, I've not had periods the whole time I've been on my current pill, but they started again a few months back - reading your post has made me wonder if it is, in fact, down to weight loss!!
 

peachy7

Silver Member
S: 13st5lb C: 12st13lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 33.1 Loss: 0st6lb(3.21%)
#13
Which pill are you on? I'm on cerazette which stops bleeding generally but spotting/periods can sometimes occur. Although I don't bleed I still seem to get spots, bloating and cravings when I would have been due to have a period! Odd!!!
 

Safia

Gold Member
S: 17st13.5lb C: 17st8lb G: 9st0lb BMI: 45 Loss: 0st5.5lb(2.19%)
#14
Since i lost a stone my periods have been very heavy and crampy and last 7 to 8 days whereas before it was so light and lasted for about two or three days x
 
S: 15st2lb C: 15st2lb G: 10st10lb Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#15
My periods have been all over the place since starting SW. I haven't had any dramatic weight loss just the usual 1pm a week.

I went 7 weeks without having a period then some light spotting then a week gap then a period which lasted for around 8-9 days :(
 
S: 22st0.5lb C: 18st5lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 41.5 Loss: 3st9.5lb(16.69%)
#17
peachy7 said:
Which pill are you on? I'm on cerazette which stops bleeding generally but spotting/periods can sometimes occur. Although I don't bleed I still seem to get spots, bloating and cravings when I would have been due to have a period! Odd!!!
I am on cerazette too. And I've only ever had spotting before but since I'm losing weight it's been a proper period. :( x
 
S: 22st0.5lb C: 18st5lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 41.5 Loss: 3st9.5lb(16.69%)
#18
uoyevoli said:
My periods have been all over the place since starting SW. I haven't had any dramatic weight loss just the usual 1pm a week.

I went 7 weeks without having a period then some light spotting then a week gap then a period which lasted for around 8-9 days :(
Aw that's pants about your long period. Thanks for the reply! X
 
S: 22st0.5lb C: 18st5lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 41.5 Loss: 3st9.5lb(16.69%)
#19
-Laura- said:
Funnily enough, I've not had periods the whole time I've been on my current pill, but they started again a few months back - reading your post has made me wonder if it is, in fact, down to weight loss!!
I cannot think of anything else it could be! Xx :)
 
S: 14st7lb C: 14st1lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 31.8 Loss: 0st6lb(2.96%)
#20
Phew n I thought just me who had trouble on cerazette... It's done nothin but be a pain in the arse the last twelve months!

I didn't have a period for 12 months. Had to have internal scan. Everythin was fine! And came on my first period in 12 months 2 days later... Then doctors messed up prescription so I was on wrong pill for 6 months.... Went bk as blood pressure rocketed. Then was bk on cerazette a year ago and I have 3 months no period and 3 weeks heavy period and it makes me
Pass out feel sick and dizzy.

I can't have other pills as hormones make me bad. Don't wanna try injection or implant or coil.....

Only got 2 more packs left after the one I'm on so I'm just gona stop takin it!

As in sept I gonna try for baby number 2 any way. Just a nightmare pill. Not knowin when ur gonna be on
 


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