Articles Tagged: irregular period

When I was 13 years old I struggled with an eating disorder and was significantly underweight. I have since been in recovery and I eat consistently, but it has been 4 years since my last period. I had an appointment with my gynecologist. They ran several blood tests, but everything came back normal. Is there anything I can do to help regain my period?

First, we would like to congratulate anyone who has adopted healthy coping skills for managing their eating disorder, it’s not an easy task, but one that should be celebrated! Eating … read more

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hormonal implantI’ve had my Nexplanon implant for around a year with absolutely no bleeding (except for the first week I got it inserted) and about 2 months ago I started a very heavy period and it has not shown any signs of stopping. This bleeding is painful and I’m not sure how much longer I can take it!

Nexplanon (a type of birth control that is implanted under the skin of a women’s upper arm and lasts for at least 3 years) is very effective in preventing unplanned … read more

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