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Can Stress Delay Ovulation
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
I heard stress can't delay periods but that it delays ovulation which delays periods. So if ur stressed after ovulation, it won't delay it?
Brain suppression: The hypothalamus is suppressed by the use of the oral contraceptive pill to prevent ovulation. Stress can further suppress the hypothalamus as well. The most likely cause of the absent period is minimal endometrial tissue which is common on the pill and therefore doesn't shed at the time of the due period. ...Read more
Ovulation: Causes of delayed ovulation can be multiple, for example: having irregular menstrual periods, stress in your personal life, obesity, polycystic ovarian syndrome, your age, medical conditions affecting the female system, some medications, hx of long acting contraceptives like depo provera. ...Read more
I usually ovulate at the same time every month this month i'm delayed by 5 days what could cause a late ovulation? Just to add I do chart and use opks
Many things: Various physical conditions (including pregnancy of course) as well as emotional and physical stress can disrupt your cycles. Even though you are usually very regular a 5 day delay is not necessarily abnormal, so you may wait to see what happens with your future cycles. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had sex during ovulation window.got period with a 15 days delay.did 3 pregnancy test at regular intervals all negative. Why delay?this has occured b4.
I was under so much stress and worried this past weeks i also lost 12 pounds and change my routine at work.Can all of this cause me not to ovulate?
I broke up with my boyfriend around the time I should have ovulated, could that have made it late or not happen at all. I'm very stressed.
Yes that could've: although no guarantee that's what happened.Get a more detailed answer ›
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