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I usually have about 17 days in between my periods. Is this normal?

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i usually have about 17 days in between my periods is this normal??

While every woman’s body is different and period lengths vary, normal period cycles usually range from every 21 to 35 days.  Periods that come more or less frequently than this warrant a medical investigation to ensure that there are no other underlying causes.  In the meantime, keep a period journal.  Document the days and dates of your period each month, heaviness of flow, symptoms you experience throughout your cycle like acne, pain, appetite or sleep changes, mood changes, and any other things you can think of that may be useful.  It may also be good to include your exercise schedule, and how frequent you are eating.  This information will be very helpful in your medical evaluation.

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