I started the Pill 2 and a half years ago due to unbearable periods, and since it did not help them at all was advised to take the packs back-to-back. I have not had a cycle since September 2007.
My usual symptoms were moderate cramping at the two-week interval and two days before my period, with severe cramps for the first two days which then reduced. I also suffered from extreme mood swings around my period. My cycles were regular at 25-28 days and light. I have been loosely diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome.
I haven't missed any pills but I wonder if I might be on my period and if this could all be related to my current stress level? Also, does it affect the contraceptive protection of my Pill?
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