The European Medicines Agency’s risk assessment committee announced on Friday that it would review reports of menstruation irregularities after thousands of women have reported changes to their monthly cycle after getting the COVID vaccine.
“After reviewing the available evidence, the PRAC decided to request an in-depth evaluation of all available data, including reports from spontaneous reporting systems, clinical trials, and the published literature,” according to the news release.
“At this stage, it is not yet clear whether there is a causal link between the COVID-19 vaccines and the reports of heavy periods or amenorrhea. There is also no evidence to suggest that COVID-19 vaccines affect fertility,” the agency said.
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The PRAC is assessing reported cases of heavy menstrual bleeding (heavy periods) and absence of menstruation (amenorrhea) with the COVID-19 vaccines Comirnaty and Spikevax.
The Committee had previously analysed reports of menstrual (period) disorders in the context of the safety summary reports for COVID-19 vaccines approved in the EU and concluded at the time that the evidence did not support a causal link between these vaccines and menstrual disorders.
In view of spontaneous reports of menstrual disorders with both vaccines and of findings from the literature, the PRAC decided to further assess occurrences of heavy periods or amenorrhea following vaccination.
Menstrual disorders are very common and can occur with a wide range of underlying medical conditions as well as from stress and tiredness. Cases of these disorders have also been reported following COVID-19 infection.
Last April, researchers began investigating the link between COVID and menstruation after THOUSANDS of women reported changes to their cycle after getting the coronavirus vaccine
Women who received the Covid vaccine reported spotting between their cycles, shortened cycles, and lengthened cycles.
According to the study published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology, many women vaccinated against Covid saw a change in their menstrual cycle.
“Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination is associated with a small change in cycle length but not menses length,” the study concluded.
However, anyone who spoke about a link between Covid vaccines and menstrual problems/fertility issues was labeled a “conspiracy theorist.”
According to the VAERS website, around 22,987 cases of menstrual disorders after receiving COVID vaccines were reported through January 28, 2022.