← Return to Period help

amanda39 (@amanda39)

Period help

Women's Health | Last Active: Sep 18, 2022 | Replies (3)

Comment receiving replies

Hi @amanda39 Welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect. My goodness, you’re 39 and haven’t had a period since you were around 24? That’s pretty unusual in itself. There can be hormonal imbalances at play. Are you an athlete with a low body mass index?

That aside, I think you know what I’m going to say here…any time we have a change of function in our body, it’s time to seek the opinion of a medical professional. I’d suggest that you make an appointment soon with your primary care physician or a gynecologist just to make sure there’s nothing amiss. It may be nothing at all, but a change in your menstrual cycle is always a good time to check with your doctor. In your case it’s the opposite of what usually takes place with yours resuming after 15+ years. Still better to have things checked out.

Have you ever discussed this with your doctor or gynecologist as to why you haven’t had periods?

Jump to this post

Replies to "Hi @amanda39 Welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect. My goodness, you’re 39 and haven’t had a period..."

I haven't. I used drugs on a regular basis in my early 20s so I chalked it up that. Never really had any womanly issues to raise concerns except no menstruation. Now I am months away from 40 and I get one. Really tripping out as is my husband. Seems like a super heavy flow and when I did have them I usually had a regular flow with no real problems. Getting an appointment for next week to see what is going on