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Activity level, Cramps and Heavy Flow

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I used to be very active as a young teen and my periods were fine. Now that I'm 19 and play less sports I get really bad cramps and heavy, irregular periods. What should I do?

Life Phase:
Adolescence

What Makes Teen Cramps Come and Go?

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When I get my period, all of a sudden I get a backache, a wicked headache and feel like my insides are being squeezed. How come?

Life Phase:
Adolescence

Depo Provera and Osteoporosis

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I’ve been using Depo Provera and am feeling fine. Should I be worried about osteoporosis?

Life Phase:
Adolescence, Premenopause

Exercise and Skipped Periods

Question:

Am I skipping periods because I've intensified by excercise regime?

Life Phase:
Adolescence, Premenopause

Is the Pill a Smart Choice for a Conscientious Young Woman?

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I'm 17 and want birth control that won't risk my future health or fertility. Should I take the Pill?

Life Phase:
Adolescence

Lost Periods Due to Stress

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I am 28 years old and I haven’t menstruated for 3.5 years. What should I do?

Life Phase:
Adolescence, Premenopause

Menstrual Clots

Question:

How do I know if what I'm experiencing is blood clotting?

Menstrual Suppression (Manipulating Menstruation with Hormonal Contraception)

Question:

I’ve been reading and hearing about it—I wonder if you think I should try to get rid of my period by taking the Pill every day? Does it work? Is it safe?

Should I stop checking my own breasts?

Question:

I'm confused! For years I've been told to check my breasts each month. Recently, some cancer specialist on the news said I shouldn't bother. What's going on?

Topic:
Breast cancer

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