1742850 tn?1330609285

New doctor????

Hi well Im obese and trying to get pregnant but havent had any periods since coming off the implant last year im currently on a diet to lose weight and have lost 11 pounds ive been going to the same gp for a while but everytime i go for help about my periods she just dismisses it and makes it about my weight i know there is stuff that can help bring your periods back but she just ignores me should i go to another doctor who is maybe a bit more understanding plz help
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Your weight affects your hormones, which in turn affects whether or not you ovulate, which then determines whether or not you will have a period. I hope that all made sense. It is good that you are trying to lose weight and congrats on the 10 pounds lost so far! The more you lose weight, the more likely it will be for your body to be able to regulate your hormones again and get back to a natural menstrual cycle vs a forced menstrual cycle. It's also healthier and safer for you and future baby if you are at a healthy weight when you begin pregnancy. I would never suggest that you get pregnant prior to getting out of the obesity range. When are you and your fiance getting married?
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1742850 tn?1330609285
Thanks :) im on my way to losing weight but just dont wanna take months to find out it may not be my weight which is the problem
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i think having an extra weight maybe would have some impact on getting pregnant, but all i am seeing a lot of womans with an extra pounds are pregnant, my dr told me i have to lose 10 pound to get pregnant , i did not and i got pregnant . if i were u i would try to lose some of it but look for another dr , best of luck to u , sending u a lot of baby dust :)
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