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A 19-year-old female asked:

I haven't had a period in two months. lots of stress. not pregnant negative test. history of ovarian cyst. what should i do?

3 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
De stress!: Easy as that is to say. Stress can affect your cycle and give it another month to come back and try to relax and not worry about it.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Be calm - let your: doctor know. In the meantime - work on managing your stress. To address stress: Talk about feelings & address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine & alcohol (or moderate). Try Qi Gong, Tai Chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, Yoga, exercise program,
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Relax: Second to pregnancy, causes for a missed cycle may include , but are not limited to an anovulatory cycle, thyroid disease, weight changes,and anxiety. Try to stress less, and if your cycle continues to be absent, see your Dr. for an evaluation.

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