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I haven't had a 'normal' period in almost two years, I get a VERY light period once every few months. Starting to have pain in both sides on my lower abdomen Any suggestions? P.s. I am vegetarian if that helps?

By Anonymous August 28, 2017 - 11:49pm
 
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Hello Anonymous,

Welcome to EmpowHER.

How old are you? If you are in your late 40s or early 50s, this change in you menstrual cycle might be a sign of early perimenopause.

Were you a vegetarian prior to two years ago when your periods were normal?
Are you getting adequate nutrients and vitamins from your diet?

A vitamin or mineral deficit could explain the change.

Consider speaking with your gynecologist about this,
Maryann

August 29, 2017 - 8:47am
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