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why is it that i have such irregular periods?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Irregular: Irregular and missed periods happen due to irregular or missed ovulations. By definition you have ovulatory dysfunction, up to 30% of women have some ovulatory irregularity.
Answered on May 13, 2014
Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormonal imbalance: Irregular periods are caused when your body's signals for ovulation and menstruation get confused by hormonal imbalances that can be related to your thyroid (TSH), pituitary (LH/FSH/prolactin), ovaries (estrogen/progesterone). Many external factors can affect the hormones: malnutrition, stress, obesity, for example. Hormonal contraception can help to regulate your periods, which is healthier.
Answered on May 25, 2015

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