A 30-year-old female asked:
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my md advised to decrease daily caloric intake to 1200/day from 1700. after a month, i'm seeing results but my period is late. can calories cause this

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Caloric restriction and weight-loss can disrupt the menstrual cycle. Check a pregnancy test to make sure though.
Answered on Feb 13, 2015
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