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Having delayed periods-Here is why?

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Delayed periods that can be caused due to stress or other weight related issues.

Chronic conditions that can affect your menstrual cycles include thyroid disease, polycystic ovarian syndrome , diseases of the adrenal gland, liver dysfunction, and diabetes. When any of these illnesses interfere with your cycle, it may not return to normal until the condition is treated. [1]

- Requires a medical diagnosis
- Can occur to women around any age
- Can be a sign of cancer (in few cases)

Delayed periods can occur because of various reasons and pregnancy is one of them. Sometimes when women are working overnight and having instances of high-stress in their system then they can miss out on their period. Most women who have not reached menopause yet can have their periods at a regular cycle of 28 days. Sometimes when women have less body weight, their periods can be delayed for the lower amount of fats and substances in their bodily systems.

Ages affected - Most often: between 20-30 years; Often: between 30-40 years; Fewer: 40+ years

Symptoms

Symptoms may include an increase in stress levels. Moreover, causes of mood swings and hormonal imbalances can occur due to delayed periods. Other symptoms may include inability to perform easy tasks and difficulty to move around with pain areas.

People may experience
Pain areas - Pelvic region.
Random mood swings - Times when their periods are missed.
Fever - Mostly in few cases.

Treatment

Self-care: For delayed periods, try to balance the stress levels and inculcate the practices that help to maintain a good amount of rest and activity to our body and mind keeping it alert and happy.

Medications: For delayed periods, try to avoid taking birth control pills during your period cycle.

Specialists: For other kinds, consult a gynecologist. At mfine, we are here to support you with various services and choices.

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