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Can depression and stress cause delayed periods?

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Dr. Suzanne Fiala
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: Absolutely! stress can cause you to miss a period, or to have an extra period. The stress hormones can interrupt your normal cycle. Periods should return to normal when the stress lessens. But do make sure you are not pregnant.

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