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Question for the ladies??? Im a bit worried :(

sonban

Addicted to Minimins
#1
Hiya I hope nobody minds me asking but since you all started losing weight has anyone found that your periods have gone haywire. This happened to me last time too when i started losing weight but when I went back to eating stupidly my periods returned to normal. Now I am losing weight again my period is really really heavy and lasting for a week instead of my usual 5 days and I am getting period pains again.

Has anyone else experienced haywire periods during weight loss?
 
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MrsEdz

Silver Member
S: 15st13lb C: 14st5lb G: 11st0lb Loss: 1st8lb(9.87%)
#2
only been on SW for 4 weeks, but my first one did seem to last for a lot longer, will let you know 2nd time round!
 
#3
My periods are unpredictable because of the depot injection, so can't really help hun.

However, give it till next month and see a doctor if you're worried. xxx
 

Ro Laren

7st 11lbs down ...
S: 26st6lb C: 18st9lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 42.1 Loss: 7st11lb(29.46%)
#5
Your fat cells hold oestrogen. When you lose weight the oestrogen is released and can affect your cycle. It should settle as your body adapts.
 

sonban

Addicted to Minimins
#6
Thanks so much for the replies ladies..xxx

Your fat cells hold oestrogen. When you lose weight the oestrogen is released and can affect your cycle. It should settle as your body adapts.
Thanks for that I could almost cry now with relief. I got myself all worried thinking worst case scenario, blummin typical me :rolleyes:
 

Claire1981

Is so very nearly there!
G: 12st2lb
#7
Yes they did for a while but they have settled now - Never really thought it was coz of change in diet! Doh!

They are back to the usual 3 days now but got pains still :/

xxx
 

rainbow

Gold Member
S: 20st4.5lb C: 17st13lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 41.8 Loss: 2st5.5lb(11.78%)
#8
nope, mine didn't actually x
 

boysmum

Full Member
S: 12st13lb C: 12st5lb G: 10st10lb BMI: 30.6 Loss: 0st8lb(4.42%)
#9
Mine are all over the place, so would not have noticed, sorry not able to help, hope it settles down soon
 

SpaceAngel

I ate my willpower!
S: 21st6.0lb C: 21st6.0lb G: 11st0lb Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#10
I first joined SW in January and lost just over a stone in a month. Then I fell pregnant. I came off SW and in April I had a miscarriage.

I rejoined at the end of August having put on all that I had lost and a little bit more... Anyways, since re-starting, I have been having a period every 2 weeks :eek: but now, I am 5 days overdue. I did a pregnancy test yest and it was neg (thankfully!!) so I haven't a clue whats going on. The Doctor has sent me for some blood tests to find out what's going on.
 
S: 12st8.8lb C: 11st8lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 26.1 Loss: 1st0.8lb(8.37%)
#11
It had never even crossed my mind that it might have an impact, but now that you mention it, yeah. Mine have been more erratic. Bloody periods (no pun intended)!!
 

snugglysteph

i love my family!
S: 11st8lb C: 10st10lb G: 9st0lb Loss: 0st12lb(7.41%)
#12
i didnt know that about the hormone in the fat cells. if i notice my period going a bit funny i shant worry as much now, hope everything settles down for those who have noticed a difference xxx
 

loobylou

Reached Target. woohoo
S: 14st0lb C: 9st4lb G: 9st7lb BMI: 22.3 Loss: 4st10lb(33.67%)
#13
Hiya I hope nobody minds me asking but since you all started losing weight has anyone found that your periods have gone haywire. This happened to me last time too when i started losing weight but when I went back to eating stupidly my periods returned to normal. Now I am losing weight again my period is really really heavy and lasting for a week instead of my usual 5 days and I am getting period pains again.

Has anyone else experienced haywire periods during weight loss?
Reading your post i thought i'd wrote it myself thats exactly what been happening to me, feel like i have period pains in between too, at least i know what it is now, thanks Sonban for posting this. xxx Loobylou
 

Fatty_no_more

Slimming for my children
#14
I first joined SW in January and lost just over a stone in a month. Then I fell pregnant. I came off SW and in April I had a miscarriage.

I rejoined at the end of August having put on all that I had lost and a little bit more... Anyways, since re-starting, I have been having a period every 2 weeks :eek: but now, I am 5 days overdue. I did a pregnancy test yest and it was neg (thankfully!!) so I haven't a clue whats going on. The Doctor has sent me for some blood tests to find out what's going on.
Hey hun.
Hope you get the result you want.
If its any consilation I had a misscarriage last november (wow nearly a year ago now) and I bled for 5 weeks solid. After that I didnt have anything until July this year. I had convinced myself i was pregnant and spent a fortune on tests, I also went for blood tests to test the levels of something in my blood. Apparently theres some way they can tell how far gone you are by levels in your blood. Try and stay positive about your periods hunny. I think its something to do with your hormones getting back in synch!

But if you are preg or not preg I'll keep my fingers crossed you get what you want.
xxxx
 

loobylou

Reached Target. woohoo
S: 14st0lb C: 9st4lb G: 9st7lb BMI: 22.3 Loss: 4st10lb(33.67%)
#16
Isn't the human body weird, does some mad things, now these men don't seem to have any trouble. lol. xxx
 

slimmerkay

Silver Member
S: 17st9lb C: 17st7lb G: 12st0lb BMI: 40.8 Loss: 0st2lb(0.81%)
#17
This last cycle mine increased from 3-4 days to 6 and my cycle was a lot shorter - only 25 instead of 31 :eek:
 

snugglysteph

i love my family!
S: 11st8lb C: 10st10lb G: 9st0lb Loss: 0st12lb(7.41%)
#18
oohhh kay that dont sound good! whereabouts in lancashire are you from? xxx
 

SpaceAngel

I ate my willpower!
S: 21st6.0lb C: 21st6.0lb G: 11st0lb Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#19
Hey hun.
Hope you get the result you want.
If its any consilation I had a misscarriage last november (wow nearly a year ago now) and I bled for 5 weeks solid. After that I didnt have anything until July this year. I had convinced myself i was pregnant and spent a fortune on tests, I also went for blood tests to test the levels of something in my blood. Apparently theres some way they can tell how far gone you are by levels in your blood. Try and stay positive about your periods hunny. I think its something to do with your hormones getting back in synch!

But if you are preg or not preg I'll keep my fingers crossed you get what you want.
xxxx
I am really sorry to hear about your miscarriage. It really knocks you for six doesn't it? Even though the Docs tell you that it happens to 1 in 4 blah blah, you still cant help but think it was something that you did wrong. And it was my 4th pregnancy too!

The test was negative and I am really happy with that. I have 3 beautiful daughters and feel very lucky that they are happy and healthy. I don't want anymore now, as we just couldn't afford another. It would mean a new house, new car etc. I just want to be slim and healthy like my girls now!
 


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