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I have had my period for almost a year and I keep getting it like every week for like 8 days.

By Anonymous May 13, 2016 - 4:11pm
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Hi Anon,
Thank you for sharing your question with the EmpowHER community.

Your frequent periods or Polymenorrhea maybe be caused by common causes like stress, excessive exercise and/or medication. Are any of these a factor for you?

More serious causes include potential issues with pelvic organs, especially those that involve hormone disturbances. The best thing to do is have a medical evaluation and determine what can be done, if anything to normalize your menstrual cycle.

Be well,,

May 13, 2016 - 9:35pm
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