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Brain tumour menstrual

smiler43smiler43 Posts: 33Member Connected
I'm 43 and I had a brain tumour 2 years ago it has left me with  effects it would be called brain damage I will list the effects my balance as i walk with s four wheel walker now and have a peg feed i can eat small amounts of blended food or mashed up I  have other issues as well ..my question is a bit personal.but not sure where to put this I don't seem to get any periods.is this normal for people with brain  damage ?? 

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  • butterfliesbutterflies Posts: 29Member Courageous
    Hi Smiler
    Yes this can happen especially if the tumour has affected the Hypothalamus and  Pituitary Gland which release various hormones  to regulate menstruation.

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  • smiler43smiler43 Posts: 33Member Connected
    Hi butterflies
    Thank you for your reply I think i did see my doctor about it and he said if I wanted them back i could have hrt but would rather not have them at all thank you 
  • smiler43smiler43 Posts: 33Member Connected
    Just an update well my period started on the 27th March and now stopping you can imagine the shock I am had bit was relieved and happy that it came back and I'm only 43 yrs :)
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