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am i paranoid or can it be from the crunches?

By October 21, 2012 - 12:23pm
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So I had my period last month just fine, a day late but I started like the morning after I was supposed to but I havent had sex since but I was supposed to start yesterday and haven't?! But I've been cramping and bloating and stuff?! Idk if its from the stress because I've been under a lot of stress with work and now I'm stressing about the period thing :/ or could my exercising be a making it late? I do crunches every night and my 50 has gone up to 150 plus like 150 more fof variations of other types of crunches/sit ups and yesterday I all together I had to of done at least 300 and today I've done like 500 already and feel like I need to do more after I eat or drink.anything..... Help me please!!!!

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Hi  mariaha1394,

Welcome to EmpowHER.  Stress can affect many things in our lives, including our periods. Sometimes we're so stressed out that our body decreases the amount of a hormone (GnRH), which causes us to not ovulate or menstruate. Also, over exercising can delay your period You will need to see a doctor if you don't get your period in a few days.



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