I have a 54 day cycle, give or take a few days.
It wasn't always like this and I don't have insurance so I'm just looking for some guidance since I work in retail and can in no types of way afford going to an OBGYN.
The facts: 1. I have a severe anxiety/stress/panic disorder.
2. I have had to take the plan B pill twice in my lifetime (I am twenty-four).
3. I was on birth control for about a year from 2013-2014 (early '14). I had to stop taking it because it was making my disorder much worse and I didn't want to go through the physical and mental tolls of switching to different ones in order to find what would work for me, if any.
4. This cycle only started this past summer of '14.
Before and after my period I get cramps and lower back aches but while it happens I barely feel any of these symptoms.
I'm worried because I never really know what's going on with me down there. I'm always paranoid about if I'm pregnant (I have protected sex 95% of the time with my boyfriend, but I am allergic to condoms so sometimes if it gets way too irritated for me down there we use the pull out method. Stupid of me, I'm aware. But these are the facts.)
Are there ways to fix my cycle without having to take BC or anything else provided by an OBGYN? Would I be able to find something at a local GNC, perhaps?
Any help/information would be much appreciated. I always check on Google, but the questions women ask about cycles long like mine, still aren't me. Every body is different, I just wish I knew what was up with mine.
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