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Will having a high BMI of 30 cause missed periods?

Will having a high BMI of 30 cause missed periods?

Likely: Many overweight women have irregular periods. About 87% of the time it is associated with polycystic ovarian syndrome. You doctor can easily make this diagnosis through your history and physical exam, including an ultrasound of the ovaries and possibly some blood work. The first line treatment is usually cycle control with hormonal manipulation (birth control pills). ...Read more

Missed Period (Definition)

A missed period is when you don't have a period at your normal time. Because a missed period can be due to pregnancy, even a period that is signficantly lighter or shorter can be considered a missed period and possible pregnancy. And having early symptoms of early pregnancy such as sore breasts or mild nausea would increase ...Read more


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Will having a BMI of 18 cause missed periods?

Will having a BMI of 18 cause missed periods?

It can: Bmi(body mass index) is an excellent parameter to deteremine obesity or in this case too low. The low body fat percentage at bmi 18 can cause a decrease in estrogen production and consequently "no periods"(amenorrhea). ...Read more

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Can high dhea sulfate level (599 mcg/dl) be caused by no reason at all and go down on its own? Missed period, but got it again 3 months later?

Can high dhea sulfate level (599 mcg/dl) be caused by no reason at all and go down on its own? Missed period, but got it again 3 months later?

High DHEA: Women with high dhea levels often have pcos which is a condition that can cause irregular period. Pcos is a condition that is still poorly understood. Not all women with pcos have polycystic ovaries which is one of the reasons why the name of this condition will be undergoing some changes in the future. ...Read more

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Missed period, elevated ESR and crp. What could be cause?

Missed period, elevated ESR and crp. What could be cause?

Many things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Can a miscarriage cause missed periods, high TSH levels & infertility. Diagnosed hypo 6m afte mc. Only had 6 periods since 07/12 mc 6.18.12.

Can a miscarriage cause missed periods, high TSH levels & infertility. Diagnosed hypo 6m afte mc. Only had 6 periods since 07/12 mc 6.18.12.

Depends: A miscarriage can at time delay ovulation and cause the subsequent cycle to become irregular but it should not cause the periods to become irregular nor it has any affect on rising of the tsh.A miscarriage can indirectly affect fertility due to tubal damage or damage to the endometrial lining . Hypothyroidism however if not treated can cause irregular periods, miscarriage and infertility. ...Read more

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Workout 6days/wk which incl 25 mins of high intensity exercise & now eat sensible portions & lost 1stone. Developed nocturia & missed period. Why?

Workout 6days/wk which incl 25 mins of high intensity exercise & now eat sensible portions & lost 1stone. Developed nocturia & missed period. Why?

Underweight?: Rapid weight loss can contribute to menstrual irregularities. If nocturia is associated with excessive thirst you may have difficulty concentrating urine. Nocturia can also occur with sleep disorders. I recommend you see your physician for a complete physical and further testing based on the physician's findings . ...Read more

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Can nortrel cause missed periods?

Can nortrel cause missed periods?

Nortrel: Any medication conatining Progesterone and estrogen can delay your period. They are components of oral contraceptives and can cause this effect. Always consider pregnancy even thoug taking any hormonal therapy if missed period or any other medical condition. ...Read more

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Can wheaning a child cause a missed period?

Yes: If you are asking if changing status of breastfeeding can cause you to miss a period, then the answer is yes. It's also possible, that if you are exclusively breastfeeding, and you're past the 6 month mark, without birth control, that you're pregnant. If you've supplemented at all since birth, then also possible pregnant. Consider a pregnancy test if you're at all worried. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Can smoking cause a missed period?

Can smoking cause a missed period?

Anovulatory cycles: during which an egg is not released, and there is no menstrual bleeding (period) are common in very young women and in women who are approaching the age of menopause, and in PCOS. Smoking does decrease fertility and increases the risk of anovulatory cycles; however, many women who smoke cigarettes continue to have regular periods. Smoking causes many other health problems. ...Read more

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Can low blood cause missed period?

Can low blood cause missed period?

Anemia: Can low blood cause missed period? I believe what you are refering is if having low hemoglobin level can cause a missed period. The body can sense that there is a low level of hemoglobin and hematocrit (blood components) and might cause a delay in your period to replenish itself. However dont rely on this and if missed period consider pregnancy or other medical condition. See your obgyn. ...Read more

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Which cancers cause missed periods?

Which cancers cause missed periods?

No relationship: Usually there is no relation of periods and cancer. But stress related to any serious illness can make periods irregular. Chemotherapy used to treat any cancer can also slow or evn stop periods for many months. ...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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Would endometriosis cause a missed period?

Would endometriosis cause a missed period?

Depends: Irregular and missed periods happen due to irregular or missed ovulations, also from pregnancy and menopause. Endometriosis does not affect your cycle regularity. ...Read more

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Could mono be the cause of a missed period?

Could mono be the cause of a missed period?

Mononucleosis: If you have proven "mononucleosis" (Epstein-Barr disease) it can cause delays in ovulation which will postpone the onset of your period. If you have breast tenderness, nausea, get a serum HCG test to see if you might also be pregnant. ...Read more

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Body Mass Index (Definition)

Body mass index (BMI) is a measurement based on a person's height and weight, to decide if a person is too heavy or too light for his height. The index is a number that can be in the underweight range, normal range, overweight range, or obese range. Children use different number ranges than adults do, ...Read more


Bmi (Definition)

Bmi or body mass index is how we define if a person is under or overweight. It is calculated my taking your height in meters and dividing it by your weight in kilograms squared. Or using a bmi calculator. A normal weight is a bmi between 18-25. Obese is a ...Read more