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The common causes of missed menstrual periods include:

1. Having an irregular cycle. This is common in girls first starting their periods.

2. Being pregnant.

3. Being in perimenopause. That is the 1-3 years before full menopause.

4. Starvation and eating disorders.

5. Severe stress.

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