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Delayed periods every month

I'm 24, and I've never had any issues with my periods always on time never missed them. Up until few months/ almost a year ago. I've started having my periods delayed a lot say almost 2 weeks or so away from the date. I'm a bit confused for what might be the reason. The only thing different is that I'm sexually active with my boyfriend. But we use protective measures everytime. I'm not on any contraceptive pills or anything like that. I don't think I'm pregnant too since I eventually do get my periods.
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973741 tn?1342342773
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A very common reason for women's cycle lengthening which shows in a delayed period is hormonal issues. A slow thyroid will do it! Also just an imbalance in general can cause this. Too much estrogen is notorious for this. Your ob/gyn should do some blood work to check these and go from there.
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Certainly, I understand that you're facing some concerns about your menstrual cycle, particularly the recent delays in your periods. It's natural to have questions, especially when you've always had a regular cycle. Here are some key points to consider:

Why Your Period Might Be Delayed
Stress: Emotional or physical stress can significantly impact your menstrual cycle. Stress hormones can interfere with the hormones that regulate your period, causing delays.

Lifestyle Changes: Any significant change in your lifestyle, like diet or exercise, can also affect your menstrual cycle.


Hormonal Imbalance: Hormones play a crucial role in regulating your menstrual cycle. Even slight imbalances can cause delays or irregularities.

Underlying Health Conditions: Conditions like Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) can cause irregular periods. Since you're concerned about fertility and menstrual health, you might find   pcosferticure.com    a useful resource.

What To Do Next
Consult a Healthcare Provider: For personalized advice tailored to your situation, it's best to consult a healthcare provider. They can perform tests to rule out any underlying conditions or imbalances.

  
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134578 tn?1716963197
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Are you saying your menstrual month  (from day 1 of one period to day 1 of the next), is now 2 weeks longer than it used to be but otherwise still regular? Or are you saying that it's adding an additional two weeks each time, such as one month it was 4 weeks and the next it was 6 weeks and then the next it was 8 weeks?
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Yes kinda like 1st time two weeks late from there to my next date(menstrual month) then again 2 weeks later or so something on that grounds
Sorry, can't understand your answer "then again 2 weeks later or so something on that grounds."

If your menstrual months have just elongated by two weeks, so instead of your period coming at day 28 / next month at day 28 / next month at day 28, they are now day 42 / next time day 42 / next time day 42,  then they're still regular, just longer. But if you're saying one period came at day 28 and then the next didn't come until day 42 and the next didn't come until day 58 and the next didn't come until day 72, see your ob/gyn and get a hormone workup.

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