Fertility awareness methods (FAM) and weight loss

How our community feel fertility awareness methods (FAM) has affected their weight

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

No change

83%

Don't know

4%

Out of the 154 reviews for fertility awareness methods (FAM), 16 people (10%) reported weight loss.

Reviewers that reported weight loss as a side effect

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

Used for 3 - 6 mo
27 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  26th Jul 22

I understand my body, I can safely have sex on green days. I feel healthy and in touch with myself. I could use this method to conceive too when the time is right. No side effects and no risk of clots, stroke or cancer. Would recommend to anyone

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Very positive mood

3 more effects

0 helpful

0 comments

Used for 3 - 6 mo
27 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  18th Feb 22

I couldn't believe after being on the hormonal birth control pill for the past 14 years Natural Cycles was able to accurately predict my first period to the day. I've really enjoyed learning more about my body in the process and look forward to measuring as part of my new morning routine.


Worse skin

1 more effect

0 helpful

1 comments

Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
38 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  28th Jan 22

I am so happy with the Natural Cycles app, which has not only enabled me to leave hormones behind but also taught me so much about my body.


Very positive mood

3 more effects

0 helpful

0 comments

Fertility awareness methods (FAM) common side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

20% of fertility awareness methods (FAM) reviewers reported tender breasts

19% of fertility awareness methods (FAM) reviewers reported period like cramps

18% of fertility awareness methods (FAM) reviewers reported vaginal discharge

11% of fertility awareness methods (FAM) reviewers reported lower back pain

10% of fertility awareness methods (FAM) reviewers reported breast enlargement


Possible fertility awareness methods (FAM) side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

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