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Possible causes of menstrual delay

Possible causes of menstrual delay

Menstrual delays, if not due to pregnancy, may be caused by irregularities in the menstrual cycle. Among the reasons for a menstrual delay are the following:

  • Polycystic ovaries.
  • Change of habits.
  • Stress.
  • Thyroid hormone disturbances.
  • Medications.
  • Assisted reproduction treatments.

Due to the number of causes that can have a menstrual delay, any concern should be consulted with the gynecologist.

By MD, MSc (gynecologist), BSc, MSc (embryologist), BSc, MSc (embryologist) and BSc, MSc (psychologist).
Last Update: 10/20/2021