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View All My Journal Entries Late Period: If pregnancy is not the reason, what is?
By CountdownGirl (Admin) » Posted Feb. 9, 2012 10:22am - 306 views - 0 comments

Pregnancy is usually the first thing that comes to mind when your period is delayed. But pregnancy is not the only reason for women to have a late period. Here are some of the common reasons why your period may be tardy:

-Illness (colds, flu, etc)
-Hormonal imbalance (ie: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)
-Changes in Work/Sleep Schedule
-Changes in Medication
-Being Overweight
-Being Underweight
-Thyroid Disease
-Cycle Length Miscalculation

If you have taken a pregnancy test and it is negative, most home pregnancy tests recommend you wait a week and test again. If the second test is negative and your period still has not arrived then you should see your doctor or midwife for a physical exam to determine the underlying cause.
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