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Can Stress Cause Irregular Periods
Possible!: Irregular periods are caused when your body's signals for ovulation and menstruation get confused by hormonal imbalances that can be related to your thyroid (TSH), pituitary (LH/FSH/prolactin), ovaries (estrogen/progesterone). Many external factors can affect the hormones: malnutrition, stress, obesity, for example. Hormonal contraception can help to regulate your periods, which is healthier. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
My gf has irregular periods and also her cycle changes .many times her periods get skipped too.she takes a lot of stress what complications can arise?
I am having irregular periods, last periods was on 27 july, again on 12 aug, now again today on 24 aug. what to do?
i had ipill last year but from last 4-5 cycles everything was normal. i am having a lot of stress due to personal issues. i also had sex on
Please my anxiety out of control plus irregular periods palpitations and tingly breasts very low mood.is this perimenopause or stress im 49 50 soon?
29 yo female start having 20 hairs on chin, (TSH, Testos, FSH, LH, DHEA, sugar level) all normal, irregular periods, very stressed in life. 80kg-170cm?
PCOS: Get checked for PCOS.......probable have FHX of DM. ...Read more
21 yr old female, hair and weight loss, fatigue, irritated scalp, anxiety, high stress, irregular periods, mood swings, thin spots?
Multiple poss,: Whatever the issue, stress may be resulting in or adding to the issue. Alopecea areata is hair loss that can be caused by stress, get on some zantac 150mg. If no medical reason is found, and often there isn't ( adrenal insufficiency, thyroid, autoimmune dz) then Mirtazapine is a great drug for insomnia, appetite and mood/anxiety. It works well in those with your profile but you need to be seen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Missed period but usual irregular periods, I'm emotionally stressed, gained alot of weight and have alot of discharge?
It is 2014: We do not sit at hone in our day and age wanting to read the tea leaves and predict the future. If you wonder if you are pregnant then you go get a te ...Read more
Worried you're preg?: Overly exercising and high stress may cause an irregular period. Periods will stop if you are at a very low body weight, since body can not support a pregnancy. However, pregnancy might be the most likely scenario. I know you are uncertain but should have a home pregnancy test asap. Good luck to you. ...Read more
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