3 Signs Your Period Is Not Really a Period
Irregular periods? They might not be periods at all. Instead, they might be the breakthrough bleeding of anovulatory cycles.
What does that mean?
A real period is the bleed that comes at the end of an ovulatory menstrual cycle. In other words, it’s the bleed that comes after ovulation and the making of progesterone.
Any other kind of bleed is either:
- the breakthrough bleed of an anovulatory cycle, or
- a pill-bleed.
They’re not real periods. Continue reading...