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I am over 40 years old, but since the last two months I have been having my period late?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Many possibilities

Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.
e., birth control) or med problem (polycystic ovary syndrome or Asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason is pregnancy.

In brief: Many possibilities

Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.
e., birth control) or med problem (polycystic ovary syndrome or Asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason is pregnancy.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Mary Efremov
Internal Medicine

In brief: ? menopause

We age and the cycle changes, and then menses stop.
..Very variable collection of symptoms and signs... See a doctor and check it out.

In brief: ? menopause

We age and the cycle changes, and then menses stop.
..Very variable collection of symptoms and signs... See a doctor and check it out.
Dr. Mary Efremov
Dr. Mary Efremov
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