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To get a little more technical, stress actually causes you to not ovulate. Not ovulating can tell your body that you don't need to menstruate. So if something traumatic (and sometimes not so traumatic) happens right before you are due to ovulate, your body will push it later to a more optimal time. So if something happens a week before, your body may wait a week which would then in turn make your period a week late. A FANTASTIC book to read is "Taking Charge of Your Fertility" It really makes a ton of sense when you read it and then think about your body and what it is telling you. Not directely

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Q: Can stress cause a late period?
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