Reasons for Missed Period When You’re not Pregnant


1. Imbalance of hormones

Women develop hormonal problems and imbalance. PCOD has also become very common these days. Hormones that support the menstruation process may be going through some imbalance and that leads to an irregular menstrual cycle or a missed period. In such a case you need to consult a doctor and take medication.

2. Medication that causes imbalance

There are chances that you are prescribed certain medicines that cause irregular periods or missing of period. You need to check with your doctor about the side effects of the medication. There are medicines like anti- depressants, chemotherapy medicines, asthma medicines and the likes that could be the reason.

3. Thyroid imbalance

Imbalance in the thyroid levels of the body causes heavy or less flow during menstrual cycle. It also causes irregular periods and missing of periods. Because of thyroid, the hormones get affected and the result of it is shown in the menstrual cycle. Visit your physician as soon as possible and find out if thyroid is the culprit.

4. Heavy workout and exercise

Women who are into rigorous sports activities and exercise could develop problems with their menstrual cycle. They may miss a period due to exertion, high loss of energy, stressed body or over training.

5. Contraceptives

Women take birth control pills during emergency or on a regular basis. These pills cause irregularities in the menstrual cycle many times. There are pills because of which you will not have periods for months or irregular periods for a long period of time. You need to consult your doctor and be aware about the side effects of the medication.

6. Tension and stress

Stress can affect the functioning of your body and you may not even realize that it could be the cause. Because of stress, your hormones get affected and that could result in delayed or missing period. You need to stay calm and stress free in order to have regular periods. Because of excessive stress you will not ovulate and hence you may miss your period. Desk: Asianet Online