10:02 pm - 07/21/2014

keto diet and early period?

has anyone else started a ketogenic-type diet (low carb, adequate protein, high fat) and had their period come early? i'm about 8 days early...usually pretty regular. thanks!
this_is_not_art 22nd-Jul-2014 05:36 am (UTC)
I just started a week ago, and nothing yet. But if you read the reddit subforum for women on keto, there's a lot of talk about periods and what to expect! Early periods is definitely on the list.
hairballsplat 26th-Jul-2014 02:32 am (UTC)
thanks! i'll check it out.
shortsweetcynic 22nd-Jul-2014 11:14 am (UTC)
it's normal. my understanding of it is that hormones are stored in fat, and as those hormones are released as the fat is burned, it can throw things out of whack for a month or two.

+1 to check out r/xxketo though. they're wonderful.
hairballsplat 26th-Jul-2014 02:33 am (UTC)
thanks and i'm going there now!
tigress35 27th-Jul-2014 08:52 pm (UTC)
Normal for them to be early ... Or late! I had some worries when I was keto and was several days late.
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