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A 27-year-old member asked:

could stress cause someone to have two periods in one month.?

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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice 18 years experience
Yes: Yes, hormones are affected by stress levels.
Dr. Rebecca Osei
Clinical Psychology 9 years experience
See your OB/GYN: Stress is more likely to make you miss a period than get it twice. See your OB/GYN to make sure you don't have something else going on internally that might cause excess bleeding or a hormone imbalance.

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When will I start getting my period again?

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After breastfeeding: Some women get their period back within a few months, some women don't get it for almost a year or more. If you are still breastfeeding you will likely not get your period until you stop or until you are feeding less frequently than every 5 hours or so, usually once your baby starts sleeping through the night.
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What happens during a non-stress test (nst)?

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Baby monitoring: A non-stress test is a way of checking on the baby. We listen to and record the fetal heart for 20-30 minutes. We are looking at the baseline heart rate and how the heart rate goes up or down. We are looking at this to see if the baby is getting enough oxygen or if there are other problems with how the baby is doing.
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What is the role of stress in cfs?

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Sress main trigger: Stress causes release of certain stress hormones, that takes a toll on brain functions, causing fatigue or irritable, difficulty in focusing yoga and meditation certsaily helps to alliviate some of the symptoms..
A 31-year-old member asked:

When should I start to inform my sister about her first period?

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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Educating sister: Generally, the development of breast buds is the first stage of pubertal changes in a young girl. Any time after that starts is a good time to start talking about the other changes that go with it including periods.
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What relaxation exercises can help my sis manage stress from caregiving?

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Tai chi, Yoga: Both can go a long way in relieving stress and bringing on a sense of wellbeing.

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