I'm also thinking hormones. Have you have a hormone panel done? Spotting can be a sign of excess estrogen (or lack of progesterone) and that can certainly feed into cravings.
November 7 2011, I started the Paleo diet which was introduced to me from my trainer. This exact time I stopped taking my birth control which I had been on for 5 years. My body, being completely shocked with low carb, and no birth control pill. I... (more)
Hi. I've started to get worried regarding my period. Started aged 12. Irregular till 17. Then no period since, I'm 30 now. Recently I get fresh blood (tiny amounts that don't even get to pants, notice it when been to toilet) but I have been... (more)
Hello fellow paleo women :) I'm 19 and I've been on paleo for a whopping 6 days! I love it so far and I've lost 8 pounds! Talk about instant gratification! Anyway, I have always had KILLER periods. I'm talking: *Feeling like the world is... (more)
I began following a paleo diet at the end of August 2011. My menstrual cycle had been a steady 28 days for most of my life, but since December, all but one cycle has been shorter, typically 24 or 25 days long. Has anyone else noticed a change... (more)
In my case, the shorter menstrual cycle was related to thyroid issues (T3). After addding the right carbs at the right time my cycle went back to 30+ and I slept better as well.
Hi, I started Paleo 5 weeks ago. My cycle is 28days and I'm always on time,regular. I didn't get my period this week when I was supposed to, instead I had kind of spotting for just a day of brownish blood, so light that I can only see if I wipe... (more)
*emphasized text*getting ready to read this http://www.primaltoad.com/pcos/ and thought that people GO paleo to fix this, not go PALEo and get this.... whats up with that?? why develop this when I'm paleo and how can paleo help me. 29 female , 5,4... (more)
I have just got my latest blood test results back. Test (Range) My result LH U/L (2-9) 7.9 FSH U/L (3-10) 5.0 Prolactin mU/L (25-630) 130 Oestradiol pmol/L (75-140) 57 Testosterone nmol/L (0.3-1.9) 0.9 I haven't have a period for about... (more)
Ok, yet another VLC Paleo question/inquiry, here goes: Prior to VLC Paleo, I became very bloated each month before my period and I could gain 5-7 pounds of water weight. After VLC, I barely knew it was coming and would only gain 1-2 pounds, if... (more)
Since I've "gone Paleo" I've noticed a wonderful thing that I wonder is a fluke. Every month before my period, my breasts would get very tender, so much so that it hurt to walk sometimes. When I quit caffeine it would diminish, but not totally. ... (more)
So I haven't had a period for about 18months. Over the past 2-3 years my cycle was going longer (say 45 days) eventually they stopped apart from a 4 month spell in 2009. Test show low levels of LH and oestrogen. Everything else thyroid, adrenals... (more)
I am hoping some of the women on here that have dealt with endometriosis or heavy periods by going paleo. Could give some specific recommendations about what they think are the most important aspects of a paleo diet for healing these issues. I... (more)