Missed Your Period? Here Are Possible Reasons Why

So you’ve missed your period or it’s just late and you’re probably wondering what is going on. 

There are three main reasons that can cause menstrual irregularities.


Stress, whether it’s emotional or physical stress can really impact our menstrual cycle. There are a number of things such as illness, extreme life events, things such as extreme exercise or a restriction of calories can really impact the way our menstrual cycle behaves. 

It’s really important to have a well-balanced diet as well as regular but moderate exercise. 

Hormone Imbalance

A hormone imbalance can also affect our menstrual cycle. Things such as menopause and even birth control pills. 

You’re Pregnant

Lastly the most common reason for a missed period is that you’re pregnant. If you think you might be pregnant please reach out to your health care provider as they can confirm your pregnancy, establish prenatal care and also give you the best recommendations to take care of yourself as well as your developing baby. 

No matter what the reason of your late period is, if it is more than five days late you should reach out to your health care professional so that they can advise you accordingly.