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I’ve had a regular period for years, but since going into quarantine, my periods have synced with the new moon. Is this a real thing?

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I’ve had a regular period for years, but since going into quarantine, my periods have synced with the new moon, and a few friends have noticed the same. Is this a real thing?

There is no evidence nor data to prove that periods sync with the moon’s cycle. Your cycle can shift depending on various factors, including decreased movement and exercise, change in diet, change in sleep patterns and increased stress, all of which can impact your period. If you have noticed that your cycle has somewhat changed since going into quarantine that is likely due to one or more of the above factors. 

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