WHAT IS THE REASON FOR MISSING OR DELAYED PERIODS

HELLO EVERYONE ! HERE ARE THE ANSWERS OF SOME OF THE QUESTION YOU ALL ASKED ME . IN TODAY’S BLOG WE SHALL KNOW THE REASON OF MISSING OR DELAYED PERIODS . THESE ARE REALLY IMPORTANT TO KNOW SO, LETS GET STARTED .

 

1. WHAT ATE THE REAOSNS  FOR MISSING OUT YOUR PERIODS IF NOT PREGNANCY ?

Missing or delayed periods
Hindustan Times
  • Missing out your periods or late periods can have many other reasons except pregnancy.
  • Common causes range from normal hormonal changes to serious medical conditions .
  • Mostly women experience their periods or menstruation after every 28 days. This period can vary from 21 -35 days which is also considered Healthy and normal.
  • Also there are two major times in a woman’s life when she can experience irregular periods which are normal. Those are :-

1. MENARCHE ( the start of Menstruation)
2. MENOPAUSE (the end of Menstruation )

  • At these times the body experiences transition and hence irregularity of period can take place.
  • If you are missing your periods frequently or are facing delayed PERIODS quite often with no changes of pregnancy then these could be the possible reasons :-

a) STRESS

Stress can be the reason for missing or delayed periods
BrainFacts.org
  • Stress hold the power to throw off your hormones.
  • It can modify your daily routine and also affect the party of your brain responsible for the regulation of periods (hypothalamus).
  • Sometimes excessive stress can also lead to sudden loss or gain of weight.
  • All this in turn can affect your menstrual cycle.
  • If you think you are overriding yourself and that is the reason for the change in your menstrual cycle then practising relaxation techniques and exercises can really help.
  • Making lifestyle changes and adding a healthy lifestyle pattern to your routine can help in the long run.
  • This is one of the major reasons of missing or delayed periods.

b) BIRTH CONTROL PILLS

Birth control pills can be the reason for missing or delayed periods
Medical Xpress
  • A change can be experienced in your cycle of you have taken birth control pills.
  • This is because both control pills contain estrogen and progestin which are HORMONES.
  • These prevent ovaries from releasing eggs .
  • It can take upto 6 months for your cycle to come back to normalcy and consistency after stopping the pill.
  • Contraceptives injected can also be the reason for missed periods.

 

c) LOW BODY WEIGHT AND OBESITY

  • Women with eating disorders are more likely to experience missed or delayed periods.
  • Weighing 10% less than what’s considered a normal range for your height can stop ovulation.
  • Getting your treatment done for eating disorder and including a healthy diet which will help you bring your weight to normal can help.
  • Just as low body weight can be a problem so can over weight be one for missed periods .
  • In both this cases consulting a doctor is recommended because they then give you a diet plan for normal good health.

d) PCOD AND PCOS

PCOD PCOS can be the reason for missing or delayed periods
IndiaMart
  • Polycystic ovary disorder (PCOD) and
    Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the major reasons for missing out on your periods.
  • PCOD and PCOS is condition where the female body produces more of the male hormone Androgen which restricts Ovulation.
  • Because of this hormonal imbalance cysts start forming around the ovaries and this can result in Irregular ovulation.

 

e) THYROID

Thyroid
MedicineNet
  • An overactive or underactive thyroid gland could also be the reason for late or missed periods .
  • This is because the thyroid regulates the body’s metabolism and hence formulas levels can be affected.
  • The problem of thyroid can be treated through medication and after the medication, periods are likely to return back to track.

 

2. WHAT IS THE REASON FOR LOW SECRETION OF OESTROGEN ?

 

  • Estrogen or oestrogen, is a category of sex hormone which is responsible for the development and regulation of the female reproductive system and secondary sex characteristics.
  • Oestrogen is mainly associated with female hormones but men do produce them in a little amount.
  • Decline in oestrogen can lead to a number of health problems.
  • Though oestrogen is associated with development for female it does affect everything including emotional stability and well-being.
  • The hormone Oestrogen is released by the female ovaries.
  • Low oestrogen Can be found in women of all ages. The causes of low estrogen could be

— EXCESSIVE EXERCISE

Excess exercise
The Optimist Daily
  • Excessive exercise may cause low level of estrogen. There are variations in the levels of oestrogen for many reasons.
  • Any condition that hits or affects the the ovaries can cause a decrease in the oestrogen level. Oestrogen levels start to lower several years before menopause occurs.
  • It can also decline for reasons such as,

–Premature ovarian failure
–Thyroid disorders
–Severe underweight
–Chemotherapy
–Low-functioning of pituitary gland
–Family history of hormonal problems

  • Symptoms of low estrogen may include,

–IRREGULAR PERIODS :

MFine

Oestrogen is the main hormone driving the menstrual cycle. Low oestrogen can lead to irregular or even missed periods.

 

–INFERTILITY :

Infertility
Mohak IVF

The main organ for ovulation and fertility are the ovaries. Low oestrogen prevents ovulation which can make perceiving and getting pregnant difficult, leading to Infertility.

 

— WEAK BONES :

Weak bones
The Indian Express

Oestrogen plays a vital role in keeping the bones strong and healthy. Decrease in Oestrogen level can lead to loss of bones. Pay menopausal women are at all higher risks of bone fracture.

 

–PAINFUL INTERCOURSE :

Painful intercourse
Everyday Health

Estrogen level of the body affects vaginal lubrication. If levels decrease to an extremely low number then vaginal dryness takes place often leading to painful sexual intercourse.

 

–DEPRESSION :

Depression
ADDtitude

Serotonin is a chemical in the brain which boosts mood. Oestrogen helps to increase serotonin. A deficiency in Oestrogen can lead to decline in serotonin leading to extreme mood swings or even depression.

 

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