Top
20
Doctor insights on: Does Stress Cause You To Miss Your Period

Share
1

1
Does stress can cause you to miss a period ?

Does stress can cause you to miss a period ?

Yes: Extreme stress can often cause you to have s delayed or even miss a period. Likewise, extreme exercise can disrupt your cycle. Anxiety & stress can cause all kinds of negative physcial reactions to the stress - it is your body's way ot dealing with the stress. If you remain in constant stress, seek help from a counselor or psychologist or possibly even short-term medication therapy will be needed. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
3,167 doctors shared insights

Stress (Definition)

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


2

2
Can stress cause you to skip your peroid?

Can stress cause you to skip your peroid?

If fairly severe: 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

3

3
Can stress cause you to miss a period?

Yes: Whether it is physical, emotional or psychological in origin, stress can cause a patient to have irregular cycles or skip a period. Pregnancy is always a possibility if you are sexually active. Get tested ! ...Read more

4

4
What illness can lead you to miss your period?

What illness can lead you to miss your period?

Any that stresses : Your body enough. 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). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

6

6
Can antidepressants cause you to miss your period?

Can antidepressants cause you to miss your period?

ANTIDEPRESSANTS/PERI: No it is not a side effect of commonly used antidepressants, but discus with your doctor about the one you are prescribed and all the side effects as well. ...Read more

9

9
Does stress cause you period to be late?

Does stress cause you period to be late?

Late period: Many things can cause one's period to be late and severe stress is one of them. ...Read more

11

11
Can fibroids cause you to miss your period?

Can fibroids cause you to miss your period?

No: Fibroids may make your periods heavier or longer. They may have no effect on your periods. They will not stop your periods. ...Read more

15

15
Can stress or paranoia cause you to have your period start late?

Can stress or paranoia cause you to have your period start late?

Yes: This is common. But if you are concerned about pregnancy, get test kit. ...Read more

16

16
How can doctors test to see if your missed periods were from stress or nothing more serious?

How can doctors test to see if your missed periods were from stress or nothing more serious?

Missed periods: There are any number of reasons for missed periods including pregnancy, malnutrition, extreme exercising, polycystic ovaries and certain medications including some birthcontrol pills. Your physician would need to review your history to determine which tests would be most appropriate. These can include urine pregnancy tests, hormone levels, pelvic examination, ultrasound or even a ct scan. ...Read more

17

17
Can you tell me when does stress begin to affect your period?

Can you tell me when does stress begin to affect your period?

Anytime: Extreme stress can affect your menstrual period at any time; it makes your cycle unpredictable. Extreme exercise and weight loss can do this also. At 43, you might even be having irregular cycles because of being perimenopausal. Discussing your concerns with your own doctor may provide better insight about your personal situation. ...Read more

20

20
Can stress make you miss your period but still give you cramps?

Can stress make you miss your period but still give you cramps?

Yes: Yes stress/anxiety can affect the regularity of your period, and yes one of the physical symptoms of anxiety are cramps, diarrhea, nausea , single or combined please get evaluated , good luck and feel better. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
1 doctor shared a insight

Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more