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Decrease in mensural flow
I have been into intense strength training for about 2 years now. I train for 5 days a week with a healthy moderate calorie protein focused diet . My periods have always been regular, sometimes early and last for 4-5 days with average flow. Lately my mensural flow has reduced to 3 days and scanty( requires one sanitary pad a day). Could exercise be the cause ? Are my estrogen levels reduced due to weight training ? Please advice.
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Dr. Anil Kumar Jain
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Hello there.  I can understand your concern.  Yes it could be possible but there could be a few other things also which need to be looked at. For a better understanding of your condition, kindly consult a gynaecologist in person for further evaluation and management.  She will have to run some tests also. Best regards. Dr. Anil kumar jain. Bangalore.
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Dr. Jyoti Talukdar
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You still have a regular 3 days cycle. Consult  a gynaecology doc if it doesn't settle spontaneously
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Dr. Prashant Kini
Consultant Physician 11 yrs exp Mumbai
yes tats possible. kindly take a break for few months and observe. if menstrual flow does not improve then lets investigate.
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