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06 Oct 2008

Can stress really stop period?
Hi doc
i recently went to the gp to find out i had eczma and IBS (maybe due to stress)
i also hav not had my period in a while
i took a pregnancy test and it was negative
i was wandering if my missing period could be related to the above (stress) and how long it would take to get back to normal
or if there' s anything i can take to help kick start it?
Thank you
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01 Jan 0001

Stress can stop you ovulating and therefore you would miss a period. It really depends on when last you had a period. A gynae check may be a good idea.

Best wishes
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