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Hack how i'm feeling as my period starts up again after 5 months

Answered on August 19, 2014
Created January 10, 2012 at 3:41 AM

Hello

Finally after 5 months, my period has returned! But now it's left me here lifeless on the couch with my labtop. I feel out of it almost as if i'm sick, but i'm not actually. I guess it doesn't help that I only slept 6 hours last night from cramps, but even with 6 hours sleep i'm not this drained. I've heard something about releasing toxins? I'm really curious. What do you think?

And if it helps today I had some macadamia nuts,scrambled eggs and cauliflower. with some blueberries afterwards, and then at lunch a bit of salmon with lemon, and a blueberry smoothie * coconut milk*

Thanks in advance

35ba1f50dad25c85ac1aa2599fe5c5cb

(2485)

on January 10, 2012
at 06:15 AM

Oh man, that sucks. I was hoping there was something more specific to go on.

35e992a56378508f161d0d6df18d953b

on January 10, 2012
at 05:43 AM

True, I was just thinking of how I eat too many nuts, but they're usually macadamias. I take omega three fish oil 1-3 times a day. I have (what used to be severe but now almost in a normal person range :P ) stuttering so my therapist suggested I take omega three every day, and I swear it's helped!

35e992a56378508f161d0d6df18d953b

on January 10, 2012
at 05:41 AM

True, I was just thinking of how I eat too many nuts, but they're usually macadamias. I take omega three fish oil 1-3 times a day. I have what used to be severe but now almost in a normal person range, of stuttering so my therapist suggested I take omega three every day, and I swear it's helped!

35e992a56378508f161d0d6df18d953b

on January 10, 2012
at 05:37 AM

Exactly what happened to me. I was almost 3 kg underweight :/, but i'm back to a healthy weight now.

35e992a56378508f161d0d6df18d953b

on January 10, 2012
at 05:35 AM

oh dear! :(. I also suffered from acne, I took a blood test and my SHBG was two points higher than the "range"

35e992a56378508f161d0d6df18d953b

on January 10, 2012
at 05:35 AM

haha sorry about the spelling! * labtop keyboards aren't my best friend* :P That makes sence! Thankyou! *@ JitzGrrl

35e992a56378508f161d0d6df18d953b

on January 10, 2012
at 05:33 AM

yep I did do that!

35e992a56378508f161d0d6df18d953b

on January 10, 2012
at 05:33 AM

Yes it did actually, but that was also due to the fact that I hardly had an idea how to cook, and I underrate because my appetite went as my taste buds were adjusting from the taste roller coaster that goes on , on S.A.D

35e992a56378508f161d0d6df18d953b

on January 10, 2012
at 05:32 AM

Yes, from rapid weight loss and from being very stressed.

D5a4ff096a452a84a772efa0e6bc626e

(2486)

on January 10, 2012
at 04:55 AM

Wish I had knew what to tell you. If your body is craving fish or red meat or specific vegetables or yogurt (not sweets or gluteny things, tho!), go with those feelings- maybe you used up your supply of a nutrient? (fixed spelling in your tag)

B9f0b439d1abbc7d6cd1ac0afd2334d4

(125)

on January 10, 2012
at 04:54 AM

Up your fat and starch intake! I went too low fat and low carb and period disappeared...

B9f0b439d1abbc7d6cd1ac0afd2334d4

(125)

on January 10, 2012
at 04:53 AM

PMS? My period stopped when I started with my new job shortly after goin paleo. Double stressors, I suppose. And half a year later, my period's just back too (rejoice!) but I'm getting a massive breakout, just as I would before going amenorrheic.

35ba1f50dad25c85ac1aa2599fe5c5cb

(2485)

on January 10, 2012
at 03:53 AM

Do you have any idea why you've been amenorrheic? Are you breastfeeding? Do you have PCOS? Do you have extremely low bodyfat? The reason why you haven't had your period might affect how you're feeling now.

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Ce41c230e8c2a4295db31aec3ef4b2ab

(32564)

on January 10, 2012
at 07:47 PM

Zinc picolinate 50 mg and some Vitamin E may help. Second the magnesium.

You may also want to check your iron level--you may need more red meat.

Also, get your Vitamin D level checked. It's a hormone pre-cursor.

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0faecc3397025eab246241f4dcd81f5e

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on January 10, 2012
at 05:00 AM

Cramps - could be fatty acid deficiency - too much omega 6 from fatty meat, poultry and nuts, too little omega 3. Try adding magnesium - good for cramps

35e992a56378508f161d0d6df18d953b

on January 10, 2012
at 05:41 AM

True, I was just thinking of how I eat too many nuts, but they're usually macadamias. I take omega three fish oil 1-3 times a day. I have what used to be severe but now almost in a normal person range, of stuttering so my therapist suggested I take omega three every day, and I swear it's helped!

35e992a56378508f161d0d6df18d953b

on January 10, 2012
at 05:43 AM

True, I was just thinking of how I eat too many nuts, but they're usually macadamias. I take omega three fish oil 1-3 times a day. I have (what used to be severe but now almost in a normal person range :P ) stuttering so my therapist suggested I take omega three every day, and I swear it's helped!

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0382fa263de4c83328dc34a56e25437f

on January 10, 2012
at 04:55 AM

Mine stopped two months ago when my BMI dropped into what's described as the 'underweight' range. But otherwise, Paleo really evened out my PMS symptoms.

I'm hesitant to believe that detoxing is relevant in regards to menstruation but I could be wrong. I did occasionally suffer from low energy and moods, but it always passed.

35e992a56378508f161d0d6df18d953b

on January 10, 2012
at 05:37 AM

Exactly what happened to me. I was almost 3 kg underweight :/, but i'm back to a healthy weight now.

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0ab1af20860640fb1bd494e3d28e040e

on January 10, 2012
at 04:24 AM

My period stopped when I went paleo 10 months ago, did yours stopping correlate with changing your diet as well?

35e992a56378508f161d0d6df18d953b

on January 10, 2012
at 05:33 AM

yep I did do that!

35e992a56378508f161d0d6df18d953b

on January 10, 2012
at 05:33 AM

Yes it did actually, but that was also due to the fact that I hardly had an idea how to cook, and I underrate because my appetite went as my taste buds were adjusting from the taste roller coaster that goes on , on S.A.D

B9f0b439d1abbc7d6cd1ac0afd2334d4

(125)

on January 10, 2012
at 04:54 AM

Up your fat and starch intake! I went too low fat and low carb and period disappeared...

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