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Doctor insights on: What Can Delay Periods

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Besides pregnancy, what can cause delayed periods?

Besides pregnancy, what can cause delayed periods?

Many things: Thyroid problems, elevated prolactin, weight gain or loss to name a few a good history and examination will usually get to the cause. ...Read more

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What can cause delayed or missed periods?

What can cause delayed or missed periods?

Long list: Late or missed periods are because of late or missed ovulations. Some medicines, weight gain, weight loss, ovarian failure, hormone-producing ovarian cysts, ...The list goes on. ...Read more

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Does fasting delay periods?

Does fasting delay periods?

It sure can: One way that fasting effects the periods is by reducing thyroid function. As part of a work-up for irregular periods, i will often look at thyroid function as a cause. Hypothyroidism is common to irregular periods. When a person fasts, the thyroid goes into conserve mode. It slows down metabolism as to not "eat you up" alive. During a fast, the thyroid- believes there is a famine- will lower. ...Read more

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Is fasting can delay your periods?

Is fasting can delay your periods?

If you fasted a: Significant period, it could stress your body and delay your period. ...Read more

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Dpes fasting cause delay in periods?

Dpes fasting cause delay in periods?

A significant fast : May stress the body to the point that the period is delayed. ...Read more

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What is maximum time of delay of period?

What is maximum time of delay of period?

Need diagnosis: Check if you are pregnant first then move on to see your doctor for physical exam. ...Read more

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If the travelling will lead to delay periods?

If the travelling will lead to delay periods?

Sometimes the : Stresses related to travel can delay a 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