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what causes your period to be late besides pregnancy?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Late period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy.
Answered on Jun 10, 2013

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Yes: Any pregnancy is going to delay the next menstrual cycle.

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