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    For the women, what are your periods like since become ill? Do they change with how you feel?

    One of the very first signs for me that I was sick and that something was wrong with my body was I stopped getting my period! Even before I started feeling sick I knew something was wrong with my body when I stopped getting my period for a few months. These days it comes and goes but that always...