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Other causes of delayed menstruation

Other causes of delayed menstruation

Although pregnancy is one of the most known causes for a delay in menstruation, there are other possible reasons. Among them, we can mention the following:

  • Elite sports.
  • Thyroid alterations.
  • Rapid weight changes.
  • Stress.
  • Some medications.
  • Lactation.

In addition, irregular cycles are also possible during the first year after the first menstruation. Thus, menstrual delays are relatively common in adolescents, until the menstrual cycle becomes more regular

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Last Update: 04/19/2022