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What might be some causes of a missed period?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Missed period.: Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem(polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason for missed period is pregnancy.

Answered 6/7/2013

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