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Weight gain, bloating and swelling. Irregular periods. What is causing these?

I am a marathon runner, averaging for the past 7 years 40 miles per week. i complement that with weight training several times a week. My diet is vegan, plus carbs (like pretzels) for long runs My problem is now that i am approaching 47 and get my period perhaps 8 times a year, my weight gain of 10 lbs bloating swelling . i am frustrated since my eating is correct, i cannot exercise any more than i currently am. what is my solution?!
Asked On : Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

This is most likely peri-menopausal / menopause is around the corner
Get yourself examined / Have some basic investigations.
You ought to see a gynaecologist for favour of further assessment and assistance.

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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