Can Taking Vitamins Cause Me to Miss My Menstrual Cycle?

Having an irregular menstrual cycle or missed period can indicate a number of natural or unnatural causes. Find out if taking vitamins is contributing.

April Khan
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What Fruits Are Good for Women Trying to Get Pregnant?

Fruit makes a healthy choice when you're trying to conceive. Nutrients found in fruit, such as vitamin C, zinc and folate, may help to improve your fertility.

Kelly L. Stellato
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How Does B12 Affect the Menstrual Cycle?

Vitamin B12 deficiency signs can go hand in hand with menstrual problems, but supplementation with fatty acids and B12 can help relieve monthly discomfort.

Siddhi Camila Lama
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How Women Feel During the First Month of Pregnancy

How you feel during the first month of pregnancy can vary greatly from woman to woman. Some women begin experiencing symptoms from the moment the fertilized egg implants in the uterus, whereas others may not notice any changes until well after the first month.

Dr. Tina M. St. John
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How to Get Rid of Water Retention Fast

Water retention usually occurs during premenstrual syndrome, medication, disease or excessive sitting or standing. Also called edema, water retention is defined by the University of Maryland Medical Center as the accumulation of abnormally large amounts of bodily fluid.

Sharin Griffin
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5 Ways Women Are Smashing Stereotypes in the Weight Room

Five women and female-driven organizations are challenging stereotypes and inspiring positive change through strength training.

Lauren Bedosky
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Congresswoman Mia Love Encourages Women to Step Up and Lean In

Republican Congresswoman Mia Love spoke to LIVESTRONG about the roadblocks faced as a woman — and why women everywhere should not let these roadblocks hold them back.

Jess Barron
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How Candace Cameron Bure Stays Calm, Focused and Fit

Full House's D.J. Tanner, Cameron Candace Bure, is all about health these days and for good reason. Find out what she does to achieve balance and wellness every day .

Michelle Vartan
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10 Crazy Facts About Our Periods

If you have a uterus, you will spend (on average) more than 2,000 days of your life menstruating. Find out some strange facts about our periods and new innovations that are changing the course of period history for the better.

August McLaughlin
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Medical Tests Every Woman Needs to Be Healthy for Life

Take control of your health with the tests every woman should have done in her 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s.

Rachel Grice
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Paid Period Leave May Soon Be a Thing in Italy

Italy may be the first nation in Europe to implement paid menstrual leave for women with severe period pain, but many worry it could be a step back for women.

Leah Groth
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Causes of Leukocytes in the Urine During Pregnancy

Leukocytes (white blood cells) in the urine during pregnancy are usually due to a urinary tract or genital infection.

Amber Canaan
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