A 42-year-old female asked:

Can excessive stress 2 weeks prior to my period starting have caused my menstrual cycle to be heavier than usual this month?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: Yes, stress can change your menses significantly. However, if your menses is heavy for longer than 10 day sin a row or continues to be heavy in future cycles, see a obgyn
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