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Can sudden change in amount if physical activity cause a delay in your period? Went from minimal to heavy 7 days/wk activity.

Can sudden change in amount if physical activity cause a delay in your period? Went from minimal to heavy 7 days/wk activity.

Possibly: Many things, including strenuous exercise, can effect your cycles. However this is a somewhat longer term effect. If you are expecting your period now and only increased your exercise 2 weeks ago, you need to look for other explanations of the delay. ...Read more

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Could taking maca tablets twice daily (800 mg each) cause a delay in the menstrual period onset?

Could taking maca tablets twice daily (800 mg each) cause a delay in the menstrual period onset?

Delay: It's possible although many women have an easier cycle while on the supplement. One way to find out is to stop taking it for awhile and see if things revert to normal. Plus you need to take a pregnancy test if you are sexually active. ...Read more

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Hi i was wondering is there ways to delay your period? Cause im goin on vacation may 22nd with my boyfriend an thats the day my period starts.

Hi i was wondering is there ways to delay your period? Cause im goin on vacation may 22nd with my boyfriend an thats the day my period starts.

Yes: You can delay your period with birth control pills if used correctly, strongly recommend this be done with a doctor's guidance. Women have done this for y-e-a-r-s to avoid a period on their honeymoon, etc... ...Read more

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Is it ever that a bladder infection cause a delay to your period?

Is it ever that a bladder infection cause a delay to your period?

Yes: Infections may cause changes in your body that may alter your hormonal balance, therefore affecting your menstrual cycle. You should see your gynecologist, nevertheless and get checked. ...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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Could stress be the cause of a delayed menstrual period?

Could stress be the cause of a delayed menstrual period?

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 more

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Does Prednisone delay your period or cause extreme bloat after use?

Does Prednisone delay your period or cause extreme bloat after use?

Prednisone: Check out http://www.drugs.com/sfx/prednisone-side-effects.html for side effects of prednisone, including "menstrual irregularities may occur with chronic therapy" and "sodium retention-related weight gain and fluid accumulation" ...Read more