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Eating and period
Posted on: 05/25/2005
I have been struggling with mia (eating) for six months now I have lost my period for 2 months then had it and then missed it this month. I want to know how long will it take me to get it back after I stop mia. I want to never purge again.
Congratulations on your wise decision not to purge again. It is a dangerous and unhealthy practice and can cause many problems in the body, including death. Regarding your periods, the body is very intelligent and periods will become irregular if the body is not prepared to handle pregnancy. So excessive weight loss, excessive exercise, severe stress and poor nutrition can all affect your cycles. Some girls will have irregular periods in the first couple of years after starting their first cycle, as the body adjusts to the hormonal changes. However, if you had been having regular periods and this has changed, I would strongly recommend a visit to your pediatrician or family doctor, to get a full check up to determine the cause. Please talk to your doctor about your struggles with eating and why you feel you need to lose weight. If there is a medical need for weight loss, there are healthy ways to do so that will be long-lasting.