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A 36-year-old female asked:

I've had a regular menstral cycle my whole life... today i got a period 2 weeks early. what could cause this?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Anovulatory cycle: With a normal cycle you ovulate 2 weeks before your period. Sooner or later most women have a cycle where they fail to ovulate & then menses might come sooner or later & be heavier or lighter. This is probably a random event but could be caused by thyroid problems, infection, stress, side effects of drugs, nutrient deficiencies etc. Your cycle will probably return to normal-if not see your doctor.

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Last updated Oct 23, 2017

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