Can depression and stress cause delayed periods?

Yes. Absolutely! stress can cause you to miss a period, or to have an extra period. The stress hormones can interrupt your normal cycle. Periods should return to normal when the stress lessens. But do make sure you are not pregnant.

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I am ttc, ever since my periods date has delayed by a week or some times two. I'm not stressed what can be the resin for delayed periods.

Depends. Irregular and missed periods happen due to irregular or missed ovulations. By definition you have mild ovulatory dysfunction, the most frequent female fertility problem (30%.) if this is the only abnormality you and your partner have, you may not even have problems conceiving. If there are other problems, depending what they are, your chances could be less good. Read more...

Why do I get the symptoms of stress throughout my body (aka skin breaking out, delayed periods, etc) when I don't actually feel stressed often?

"The shadow knows" Only "the shadow knows" (pituitary gland) the amount and internalization of your stress levels. In other words, you don't feel stressed but the pituitary is reacting to elevated levels. Try stress reduction techniques, such as yoga, exercise, deep breathing or meditation. Read more...

I usually have regular periods in the 24th or 25th day, this time it is already 30th day, is it normal? What is the cause? Stress? Or depression?

Irregular menses. Irregular menses are common in young women, often caused by anovulatory cycles. Regular menses changing to irregular may be due to emotional stress or physical conditions such as thyroid disease, rapid change in weight, pregnancy, etc. If you engage in unprotected sex, take a home pregnancy test. Read more...