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I am 26 years old. From about 3 years my days of periods has been reduced. Earlier it was a normal blood flow remained between 4 to 5 days. Now its hardly 1 to 1.5 days i have normal blood flow. Then around 3rd or 4th day i experience few spots and that's it. Here i need to mention few things. Firstly these are always regular(even now when it's reduced). secondly within last 3 to 4 years my weight has been increased gradually from 48 kgs to about 57 kgs now. Body has become more heavy around hips and thighs. Kindly tell me some remedy.

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A light period doesn’t always mean that something is wrong.

Talk to your doctor if you are worried about your menstrual flow, or if you frequently have lighter flows or miss several periods.

You may be concerned about a light period if:

  • You bleed for fewer than two days
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  • Your bleeding is very light, like spotting
  • You miss one or more regular-flow periods
  • You experience more frequent light periods than the typical 21- to 35-day cycle

There are many reason by which blood flow can be reduced

Weight and diet:- Extreme underweight or overweight can affect regular blood flow in periods. That is why you need to concentrate on to reduce or increase weight if you are facing the problem of underweight or overweight. Pregnancy If you are pregnant, it is unlikely that you will have a period. You may notice some spotting and think it’s your period, but it may actually be implantation bleeding. so, you should visit a doctor and ask about the problem.

Breast-feeding:- If you are breast-feeding, your periods may not come back immediately after you give birth. You may get your period months after giving birth if you are breast-feeding.

Birth control:- There are many birth control methods. some methods which prevent blood flow in periods or reduce it. You may also experience irregular periods if you have started or stopped taking birth control recently. Stress If you’re stressed, your brain can alter the menstrual cycle hormones. Once a stressful event passes, your periods should return to normal. So, try to reduce stress and overthinking.

Overexercising Overexercise lead to irregular periods. No doubt exercise is good for health but it should not be over exercise. Sometime it badly affect your periods and body as well.

Eating disorders Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia are types of eating disorders that may cause irregular periods. To get regular period take your food on time and have healthy food.

Sources:- https://www.healthline.com/health/womens-health/why-is-my-period-so-light http://kidshealth.org/en/teens/eat-disorder.html?WT.ac=ctg#catproblems

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