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Is there a natural way to stop or delay a menstrual period?

Is there a natural way to stop or delay a menstrual period?

Only 1: The only totally natural way i know to stop a period for certain is to get pregnant. Mental or physical stress sometimes delays periods too. If you want to control when a period comes, medicine is it. ...Read more

Menstruation (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Can diet pills delay your menstrual period?

Can diet pills delay your menstrual period?

Weight loss itself: There are many diet pills. Prescription diet pills do not delay menstruation, rapid weight loss caused by the pills may effect your periods, but not the pill itself. ...Read more

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Are there any pills that are safe to take while breastfeeding that could delay my menstrual period for a few days or a week? It'd really help, thanks!

Are there any pills that are safe to take while breastfeeding that could delay my menstrual period for a few days or a week? It'd really help, thanks!

Yes, oral progrstins: First, breast-feeding is a great decision. Breast-feeding alone can give you reduced or absent cycles. There is a specific type of birth control pill call progestin only pills. These are safe to take while breast-feeding and can also help prevent a menstrual cycle. Additionally, oral Provera (medroxyprogesterone) taken twice a day for 10 days can also prevent a cycle. These are medications perscibed by a doctor. ...Read more

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Can excessive alcohol consumption delay a menstrual period?

Can excessive alcohol consumption delay a menstrual period?

Yes: Excessive and long term use of alcohol can be very disruptive to the menstrual cycle. However, it's always a good idea to rule out pregnancy. ...Read more

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Will stress delay your menstrual period even though you are on birth control pills?

Will stress delay your menstrual period even though you are on birth control pills?

It should not: Birth control pills should allow you to have a menstrual flow regardless of stress levels. If you are having problems with bleeding while on bcp's then see you gyn and find out why. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of urinary track infection, and can it delay ones menstrual period?

What are possible causes of urinary track infection, and can it delay ones menstrual period?

Bacteria into bladde: Urinary tract infections are caused by certain pathogenic (harm-causing) bacteria that make their way into the bladder, and begin to proliferate causing symptoms of pain with urination, discomfort in pelvis etc, sometimes they can work up into the kidneys. They don't delay one's menstrual period. ...Read more

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What can be done to delay menstrual period while on pills?

What can be done to delay menstrual period while on pills?

Easy: Continue taking the active pills (not the'sugar' pills) until you are ready to get your period. ...Read more

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What can cause delayed menstrual period?

What can cause delayed menstrual period?

Delayed period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What medicines can cause a delayed menstrual period?

What medicines can cause a delayed menstrual period?

Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): This medication is notorious for delaying your periods for months or even years. ...Read more

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What is the best solution for delayed menstrual period?

What is the best solution for delayed menstrual period?

Take pregnancy test : If sexually active w delayed period. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more