Can methamphetamine bring on the menstrual cycle? by Connie b. Dellobuono
Answer by Connie b. Dellobuono:
Methamphetamine disrupts menstrual cycle. To regulate menstrual cycle, get good sleep, avoid plastic and hormones in foods (milk), take magnesium and calcium (Whole Foods), drink red raspberry leaf tea, detox (acidophilus,picked veggies,lemon water, avoid junk foods) and see a doctor.
Results: Long-term use of MA significantly altered the menstrual cycle, and 33.6% women suffered from abnormal uterine bleeding while using MA. Deregulation of sex hormones was observed in 73.3% of participants during abstinence. The most common patterns were simple anovular menstruation, which was caused mainly by a hypothalamic deregulation and pituitary suppression with or without ovarian suppression. Normal hormone levels were observed more frequently in participants abstinent for more than 10 months (39.5%) than in participants who were abstinent for less than 10 months (18.6%). However, no relationship was found between hormone deregulation and age or history of MA use.
Conclusions: The present data demonstrate that long-term use of MA results in the disruption of menstrual cycles and dysfunction of hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis in women