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How Late Can Your Period Be From Stress
Yes: 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 (i.e. Pcos). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...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
Irregular periods: There are lots of reasons a persons period can be late. If there is a chance you could be pregnant then you should repeat a home pregnancy test. If it is negative then waiting a few weeks to see if it returns is reasonable. If it does not then it is time to visit your friendly obgyn doctor to discuss irregular periods. ...Read more
I'm just wondering, if you are really stressed , got sick and lost 9 pounds is it normal to get your period late?
No: Everything you described is not normal. You need a full medical and psychiatric evaluation. Don't delay as whatever is the cause ( medical and/or psychiatric) can be treated. Your body can function normally. There is no reason to remain in this state of fear and worry. Do something now! this will begin your healing process. ...Read more
Can stress cause your period to be late? I am 21 and i usually get my period between the 17th and the 23rd and i still haven't gotten it yet.
It may: Stress may cause irregular cycles. However, if you have had unprotected sex, you should check for pregnancy. Another cause is a simple "anovulatory cycle" where you just may not have released an egg, and a period is skipped. If your period does not come at the next cycle and you are not pregnant, you should be evaluated. Having a gynecologist is recommended to get routine exams anyway.Good luck. ...Read more
How long can stress hold off your period? I 'm a month late for my period and last month i was 5 days late. I was stressed a little in both months
Stress : Stress can cause a dysfunction in the pathways between the brain and ovaries, affecting your ovulation. This can lead to skipped periods. There are other things that can cause you to skip a period, however, so i wouldn't assume it's all stress. If you are on oral contraceptive pills sometimes you will skip a period. Similarly, if you are pregnant you will skip a period. And sometimes the lining of the uterus gets thick because of skipped periods. If you you have a negative pregnancy test and are not taking oral contraceptive pills you may want to contact your doctor if you go more than 60 days without a period. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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