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Does a lot of exercise delay your period?

Does a lot of exercise delay your period?

It can: Short answer: yes. Very common in female marathon runners and other high level athletes. It is thought to be the reaction of the body to prolonged physical stress. Significant mental stress can also change your cycle. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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Can a strict diet and a lot of exercise delay a menstruation cycle?

Can a strict diet and a lot of exercise delay a menstruation cycle?

Yes: Known as exercise related amenorrhea. Very common in female athletes - especially if there is an associated eating disorder. ...Read more

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Can smoking a lot of marijuana delay your period?

Can smoking a lot of marijuana delay your period?

Yes: It can cause hormonal imbalance that can delay your cycle. ...Read more

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Can the insanity workout delay my period with more than a week?

Can the insanity workout delay my period with more than a week?

Yes: Absolutely! intense exercising does impact the menstrual cycle among other harmful results on your health. Pls check this out: compulsive exercise: are you overdoing it? http://teens.webmd.com/compulsive-exercise make sure u come back to your sanity. Talk to ur pcp about it. B reasonably healthy! thx for u. ...Read more

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On your period is not a lot of bleeding then a period pain and enough blood so you can tell your pad is wet normal?

On your period is not a lot of bleeding then a period pain and enough blood so you can tell your pad is wet normal?

I don't understand ?: I don't understand your question. It is normal for young women to occasionally have changes in their period frequency , duration or flow. I would not be concerned about a lighter than normal period, unless you had unprotected sex since your last period. If so, you may want to check a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Can a UTI the week of my period, in addition to a small amount of stress, cause my period to delay even though my periods are usually regular?

Can a UTI the week of my period, in addition to a small amount of stress, cause my period to delay even though my periods are usually regular?

Period: Your monthly period can be senstive to any stresses. A UTI and stress could certainly explain being a few days late but if it goes on much longer, then a pregnancy test might be in order. ...Read more

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Do you know how a short period of hypoxia at birth could affect a child?

Do you know how a short period of hypoxia at birth could affect a child?

Minimal effect: Short periods of low oxygen at birth are not likely to have long term effects. As baby transitions into the first hour or two of life, they come from an environment (womb) where their o2 level was low by adult standards (70's) and modern devices often show quick drops below 50 during birth for brief periods. Those likely to show problems will often have a seizure ~24hrs reflecting injury. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant on your period? Also is there a ceetin day after or before your period that your chances of pregnancy are lower?

Can you get pregnant on your period? Also is there a ceetin day after or before your period that your chances of pregnancy are lower?

See here: Please see the link below to help you know when the greater and lesser chances of pregnancy occur. http://health.howstuffworks.com/pregnancy-and-parenting/pregnancy/conception/pregnant-any-time-in-monthly-cycle.htm ...Read more

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Does a bad case of the flu make your period late?

Does a bad case of the flu make your period late?

That is possible.: 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 (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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If I only do the hCG diet for one month just to jump start things could this have any negative effect in my health short or long term?

If I only do the hCG diet for one month just to jump start things could this have any negative effect in my health short or long term?

HCG diet: I have seen patients have considerable side effects from the HCG oral drops diet. It is not enough nutrients and calories to be healthy. Also the diet may make you lose weight and often muscle mass and strength, but it does not teach you how to eat healthy or incorporate healthy choices to maintain weight loss? ...Read more

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If your on your period but you see a lot of blood clots what does that mean

If your on your period but you see a lot of blood clots what does that mean

Means heavy bleeding: You need a work up by your gyn with an exam, blood wpork including a blood preg test and an ultrasound. ...Read more

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I know stress causes a late period, but does that include physical stress on the body?

I know stress causes a late period, but does that include physical stress on the body?

Yes it does.: 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 (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Im 39 . Is there a special food or diet to activte ovulation and to preserve my regular period for a long period of time?

Im 39 . Is there a special food or diet to activte ovulation and to preserve my regular period for a long period of time?

A balanced diet best: There is no diet that will enhance ovulation or affect your periods except a starvation diet or extreme hypocaloric dieting that inhibits ovulation and causes amennorhea. A good, well balanced diet appropriate for your weight and activity is best. ...Read more

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What should I do to shed weight in a short period of time?

Quick weight loss: Any quick weight loss tends to be followed by weight gain. The best solution for weight loss is a long term change in diet. ...Read more

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What is the good eating habits? Full diet but 3 meals s day only.. ? And is there a problem of having sex during the heavy days of your menstruation?

What is the good eating habits? Full diet but 3 meals s day only.. ? And is there a problem of having sex during the heavy days of your menstruation?

2 Questions: A balance diet includes portions from each major food group. Eat 3 meals a day, leaving the table satisfied but not stuffed, minimize sugared soft drinks and other empty calories, and exercise regularly. If neither you or your partner mind having sex during your menses, go ahead without worries. Enjoy. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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