Anyone get irregular or absent periods from anxiety?

Can Happen. Yes, high stress and anxiety levels can affect the menstrual cycle. The menstrual cycle is affected by the hormones released during high anxiety.Consider yoga/taichi or some other type of peaceful mind-body practices to counteract the stress and anxiety in your life. As another doctor mentioned, probably worth getting checked out since there are other causes of irregular or absent periods as well.

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Can you get really light/irregular or absent periods from anxiety?

Possible but... Possible, but i'd rule out other causes first. Of course anxiety or stress can disrupt a woman's menstrual cycle, but it's not as common as many people think. Blaming anxiety is usually better reserved for after you've ruled out other plausible causes. Read more...