A 18-year-old female asked:
i haven't been running for a while but if i start again i run like 4 miles a day would it delay my period?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Running and Menses: Yes long distance running can effect your periods although it is unlikely if you are running 4 miles a day. Usually this happens in long distance runners particularly in woman who have very low body fat. If it does occur with you see your doctor who can help.
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Last updated Jul 10, 2014
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