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I'm 20 and overweight. I've begun exercising 3-5x/wk ..Would this cause me to not have a period?

I'm 20 and overweight. I've begun exercising 3-5x/wk ..Would this cause me to not have a period?

Possibly: Being overweight can cause you not to ovulate regularly and can lead to irregular periods by itself. Once you start exercising and lose weight in many instances the cycles will correct in situations like you describe exercising will generally help regulate cycles eventually. ...Read more

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Can exercising cause a late period and if so how late?

Can exercising cause a late period and if so how late?

Endurance athletes w: Very low body fat, women who are over-exercising (esp with weight loss) or acute, marked ^ in exercise can cause late periods of variable duration. ...Read more

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Would excessive exercising contribute to getting your period early?

Would excessive exercising contribute to getting your period early?

Yes: Significant exercise can alter your cycle. Delayed or early menses can result from the stress of excessive exercise. ...Read more

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Might exercising with your period too much cause your uterus to fall out?

Might exercising with your period too much cause your uterus to fall out?

No way!: Uterus is very well anchored inside your pelvic. So there is no reason to worry about it falling out, regardless of what you do. Exercise is good for you so do as much as you want to, when you want to do it. ...Read more

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Is there anyway to make my period come early? I heard tea or an increase in exercise (I need to start exercising anyways) will do it.

Is there anyway to make my period come early? I heard tea or an increase in exercise (I need to start exercising anyways) will do it.

No: You period comes 14 days after ovulation. The only way to manipulated your cycle is to suppress ovulation with OCPs and add or skip some pills to move your period. It takes a couple of months at least to adjust your period. ...Read more

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I got my period 5 days early this month and am normally very regular its day 7 and still going, but I have recently started dieting and exercising?

I got my period 5 days early this month and am normally very regular its day 7 and still going, but I have recently started dieting and exercising?

Don't over exercise : Sometimes a sudden increase in exercise and at the same time a sudden decrease in calorie intake can put undue stress on your body which can cause hormonal fluctuations. Balance your calorie intake/output so that you don't lose more than 2 pounds a week. Your goal should be a healthy BMI around 23-24. ...Read more

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Can i lose my period from losing weight and exercising? I have been getting cuts on my body since i lost my period. What may be the cause of all this?

Can i lose my period from losing weight and exercising? I have been getting cuts on my body since i lost my period. What may be the cause of all this?

Yes : If you lose too much weight it can affect your menstrual vocal an even stop it. Usually it means you have lost too much weight so you might consider visiting you doctor for a physical. I don't know about the cuts. You must be cutting yourself on things . Again, you need to see the doctor and have a physical. Cuts not directly related, maybe poor nutrition ...Read more

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What if your period last month was 3 days early?I'm always 28days. No birth controI was not under any stress no exercising no weight gain or anything.

What if your period last month was 3 days early?I'm always 28days. No birth controI was not under any stress no exercising no weight gain or anything.

Still ok: It sounds like you have read up on menstrual irregularity and know that stress and other factors can affect it. Sometimes the cause can not be known or recognized ... your body is simply reacting to something. But it truly is not something to worry about...a period coming 3 days early when nothing else seems to be wrong does not indicate a disease or dysfunction. It is normal. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Period one week early, possible causes?

Period one week early, possible causes?

Bleeding/ period: Reasons for early periods or bleeding can include: intensive exercising, anxiety, stress, fatigue, poor nutrition, anovulation, rapid loss or gain of weight, imbalance of estrogen ; progesterone, use of emergency contraceptives, endometriosis. Etc. ...Read more

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What are some causes for starting period two weeks early?

What are some causes for starting period two weeks early?

Depends: Hormonal imbalance, infections, fibroids...Some of the possible causes. ...Read more

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My fiace just got her period 2 weeks early what could cause this?

My fiace just got her period 2 weeks early what could cause this?

Early menses: Alot of reasons can cause early periods. If she is on birth control then it could be that. Otherwise it could be perfectly normal or if continues should be checked out. ...Read more

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What can cause and early period?

What can cause and early period?

Some possibilities..: An early menstrual period may be caused by changes in hormone levels, which can be due to anxiety, stress, overworking, intense exercise, fatigue, or excessive weight gain or loss, etc... An ob-gyn doctor can evaluate, if symptoms are worrisome or recurrent. ...Read more

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Could anything cause an early period?

Could anything cause an early period?

Stress: Emotional and / or physical stress can osscasionally cause temporary changes in the cycles. Normal variation in cycle length can also make it seem that the period is early, but still be well within the normal range. Cycle lengths vary from as short as 21 days from start of one period to the start of the next - to as long as 36 days between cycles. ...Read more

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Can stress cause your period to come early ?

Can stress cause your period to come early ?

Yes: Overwhelming stress can impact your hypothalamus, which regulates the hormones responsible for your menstrual cycle and many other things. Stress can lengthen or shorten your menstrual cycle, making it unpredictable. ...Read more

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What causes a early light period?

What causes a early light period?

Light period: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives ; perimenopause. ...Read more

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What causes period coming too early ?

Early period: Reasons for early periods or bleeding can include: intensive exercising, anxiety, stress, fatigue, poor nutrition, anovulation, rapid loss or gain of weight, imbalance of estrogen ; progesterone, use of emergency contraceptives, endometriosis. Etc. ...Read more

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What causes period to start 9 days early?

What causes period to start 9 days early?

See your doctor: Several possibilities, including pregnancy problems such as a tubal/ectopic (out of place) pregnancy than could be serious. Might also be other problems such as hormonal imbalance (even polycystic ovarian syndrome--pcos). If you don't want to be pregnant, birth control is a good idea. Best to check it out. ...Read more

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What causes a period to come one week early?

What causes a period to come one week early?

Possible reasons: Reasons for an early period can include endometriosis, emergency contraceptives, changes in hormones, polycystic ovarian syndrome, chemotherapy for uterine cancer, perimenopause, eating disorders, intense dieting (especially w high carb diet), marked weight gain, significant over-exercising* anovulatory periods. ...Read more

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What causes your period to come a week early?

What causes your period to come a week early?

Bleeding/ period: Reasons for early periods or bleeding can include: intensive exercising, anxiety, stress, fatigue, poor nutrition, anovulation, rapid loss or gain of weight, imbalance of estrogen ; progesterone, use of emergency contraceptives, endometriosis. Etc. ...Read more

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What could cause a period to come 6days early ?

Several things: With these kinds of symptoms and their persistent nature, it's best if you see your doctor. He/she will listen to you, do an examination, possibly run some tests and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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What could cause a period to come 6days early ?

What  could cause a period to come 6days early ?

Periods: Many things can cause this. Medications, stress, hormonal imbalance, peri-menopause, fibroids and so on. ...Read more

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Is it possible that sex can cause your period to come on early?

Is it possible that sex can cause your period to come on early?

Possibly Possible: If a woman is close to the onset of menstrual flow, orgasm may trigger the onset of bleeding since climax involves contraction of the uterus. ...Read more

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What can cause a period to come early on a regular every month cycle ?

What can cause a  period to come early on a regular every month cycle ?

Periods vary: Periods can vary in timing and amount. If it came early, you probably ovulated a little early. If usually reverts to normal the following cycle. ...Read more

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