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I have heard of women who skip an entire month because of stress. It is not the period that is delayed so much as ovulation. You are stressed so you don't ovulate. Becasue you don't ovulate there is no rise in the hormones therefore there is no fall so a period is not triggered. The delay can last as long as the stress lasts.

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Q: How long can stress delay a period?
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How long does it take for stress to delay a period?

It depends on the person, for some people stress makes them have a period.


Can stress delay your period after ovulation?

Yes it can.


Can stress cause you to be two months late on your period?

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Could drinking a lot in a month delay your period?

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What can delay your period?

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Can stress delay a period?

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Can being worried make you miss your period?

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While using NuvaRing can stress delay your period?

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What causes your period to delay?

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Can stress delay you from getting your period?

oh god yes, stress plays a big part on your hormones


Does tension delay periods?

Yes, stress can also contribute to a delayed period.


Why is your period late 2 weeks?

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Can stress cause you to have your period?

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Can stress and prescribed steroids delay your period?

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Can stress cause a period to be abnormal?

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Can stress and being nervous delay your period and if so for how long?

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Can having surgery delay your period?

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What can delay your period other than pregnancy?

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What affect does stress have on your period?

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Can you be late on your period but not be pregnant?

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Can airplane flight cause you to miss a period?

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Can figerring a girl delay period?

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