Did My Period Stop Because of Too Much Exercise?enteenshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/T-expertAnswersRev-enHD-AR1.jpgFind out what the experts have to say.weight loss, exercise, period, miss period, amenorrhea, compulsive exercise, over-exercise, female athlete triad, disordered eating, osteoporosis, nutrition, lean body mass, fatigue, unhealthy, poor diet, menstruation, triad, tryad, no periods, period stopped, amenorea, amennorrea, amenorrea, ammenoria, too much exercise, period problems06/28/200708/01/201708/01/2017Larissa Hirsch, MD06/10/20176c5182c4-13b7-4ade-8288-db24914e8a89https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/amenorrhea.html/<p><em>I exercise about 2 hours a day every day. In the last 3 months I've lost 26 pounds, but my period is gone. What should I do?<br /> </em>&ndash; <em>Samantha*</em></p> <p>Many things can cause a girl to stop getting her period &mdash; including exercising a lot and losing weight quickly, especially if she's not consuming enough calories and healthy foods.</p> <p>Two hours of exercise a day can add up to a lot of calories burned. You should take in more calories now than when you weren't as active.</p> <p>Make an appointment with your health care provider. He or she can make sure nothing else is stopping your period, and work with you on a healthy eating and exercise plan. Your provider may ask you to increase your calories and decrease your workouts to get your body and your cycle back on track.</p> <p><em>*Names have been changed to protect user privacy.</em></p>
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