my previous symptoms (headaches and migraines, swelling
in abdominal area, swelling of my whole body, fatigue all day long,
no energy, back pain, pain between shoulder blades, body stiffness,
irritability, depression, anxiety, fast weight gain), I have also
been experiencing nausea, especially in the mornings and afternoons
and shooting pains in my breasts for about two to three weeks now.
I don't think
this is because I might be pregnant as I just got my period.
My periods are
also irregular, sometimes I will have a very heavy flow and sometimes
not so heavy and my periods are not always exactly 28 days.
What could be
to produce a period, your body makes hormones, like estrogen and progesterone.
hormones are kept in the hypothalamus, pituitary gland, and ovaries
inside your body.
to trigger ovulation and menstruation, these parts of the body need
to send signals to one another.
Sometimes, these signals get crossed or skipped, causing irregular
of patients have told us they associate the development of fibromyalgia
with the beginning of irregular menstrual periods.
thus far has not proven a connection between the two.
well known that most chronic illnesses can cause irregular menses.
The portions of the nervous system that control menstruation are very
sensitive to any slight changes in the body, such as those that occur
with conditions like fibromyalgia.
of PCOS, Polycystic ovary syndrome include:
or no menstrual periods
Excess hair growth
High cholesterol levels
Elevated blood pressure
Abnormal hair growth
the above symptoms and signs may be absent in PCOS, with the exception
of irregular or no menstrual periods. All women with PCOS have irregular
or no menstrual periods.