Why your menstrual cycle is messed up during the pandemic, and how to alleviate your symptoms, according to experts
Experts explain how the COVID-19 pandemic can affect menstrual cycles due to stress and changes in sleep, eating, and exercise patterns, but stress that the symptoms shouldn’t be ignored. Dr. Jessica Shepherd, Hologic KOL, explains that even women using birth-control methods like the pill or a hormonal IUD can find their cycles altered by stress.
It is noted that it’s important to take note of when your body experiences new cramps, late periods, or ranging emotions since they could signal a medical condition like uterine polyps or fibroids that require treatment.
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