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why would i have had a missed period?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many reasons: There are a huge number of reasons too many to list here, but the number one reason is pregnancy.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Take hpt: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy.

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