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Can stress, worrying, or depression delay a menstrual cycle?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Sometimes.: Sometimes excessive stress can lead to delays in menstrual cycle.
Dr. Anthony Vertino
Clinical Psychology 24 years experience
Sure: Cycles can be "variable" for any number of factors. Exercise, stress, life changes, etc will all have an effect.

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A 45-year-old member asked:

Can stress delay or bring your menstrual cycle early?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Significant stress: Can delay one's menstrual cycle.
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