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Can Stress Induce Your Menstrual Cycle?

By April 13, 2010 - 10:34am
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I'm on a birth control pill so I should not have my period right now, but I do. So I was wondering if stress and anxiety can cause a stress-induced menstrual cycle.

I know women can have stress-induced missed periods, but is the opposite true as well?

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Yes, but I'm on a three-month pack and my period started at the beginning of a new pack, like it knew in reality that that is when it is supposed to arrive. However, I've been on this type of three-month pack for more than a year and I've never had this occur. I have an appointment next month to see my gynecologist and obviously I'd ask her what's up, it's just weird so I wanted to get other opinions.

April 14, 2010 - 12:00pm
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