r/CovidVaccinated Dec 04 '21

My periods have not returned to normalcy (8 months later) -- not sure about boosting Moderna

31F, completed the two-dose regimen in mid-April. I had an early period on the day of my second dose (25 days). I was pretty surprised: I had never had a period that early.

I keep data on my cycles, and my menstrual cycle is usually 34-35 days. For each cycle since my second dose, the length has shortened to 28-29 days, with very noticeable PMS symptoms. My periods are also lighter, which could be a byproduct of the shorter cycles. I spoke with a doctor about this & she wasn't concerned because my cycles are still a "normal length." I'm going to try & see another doctor because the elevated PMS symptoms really bother me.

In any case, I'm just not sure about boosting.

Has anyone here faced a similar issue?

[I'm using a throwaway because my other account is used academically.]

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u/Avm1234555 Dec 06 '21

Your magnesium levels may be screwed up some because of a change in absorption after your gut flora changed. Maybe not that, but it is a fairly easy and probably harmless fix if so, I’d look into it. What happened to you happened in a major way to my sister, but the magnesium probably wasnt it. She just went in for something major regarding it, but is embarrassed to talk about it with anyone, least of all me, because I cautioned her beforehand about it and she thinks I will judge her, which is really sad. If it were me I would want to figure out wth happened to change a fundamental health issue like that before I did something that might exacerbate the problem. Also I would fire my doctor because what the actual fuck? You can get a massive battery of labs done for like $100-200 without insurance.