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The most important reasons for a late period

 Delayed menstruation is one of the things that may worry any girl or young woman or its irregularity, especially if she is still an unmarried girl or wife who is not waiting for the news of a sudden pregnancy, and the woman often wants to know the reasons for the delay of the menstrual cycle and the extent of the risk to her health and know the cycle Monthly, as a cycle of physical changes in a girl’s body that is controlled by female hormones, so that it causes regular bleeding that usually occurs once a month, coming from the womb and flowing through the vagina, and a girl’s menstruation may begin in the age period between 9-16 years. It helps in ovulation, reinforces the uterine lining and increases its thickness to prepare the uterus for the occurrence of pregnancy, but when pregnancy does not occur, hormone levels differ, so the lining of the uterus begins to shed from the wall of the uterus, and the bleeding begins, and as soon as the shedding of the lining of the uterus is finished, the menstrual cycle begins again, and it is important to know. The period of menstruation varies between women, so women in their twenties and thirties may have a period ranging from 21-38 days.

Causes of delayed menstruation:
There are many reasons that lead to a delay in menstruation in girls and women, namely:
 Stress and anxiety:
Where anxiety and stress is a factor that negatively affects a person's health, whether he is a man or a woman; This leads to a lack of some hormones in the body, but the effect of stress appears on women immediately in the form of delayed ovulation, and thus delayed menstruation, and sometimes affects the degree of pain that you feel during the same menstrual period.

 overweight :
As it has an effect on opposite sides, as the girl who is overweight suffers from an increase in some hormones that store fat, which leads to ovulation being affected, and sometimes the occurrence of ovarian cysts, and often the menstrual cycle is regular once some of the extra weight is lost.

 Pathological thinness:
As it causes general weakness, anemia, and irregularity in the functioning of the glands and the secretion of hormones, all of this in turn helps the irregularity of the menstrual cycle, even its interruption and sometimes stopping it, and in this case you have to pay attention to the correct nutrition and eat foods that help in the treatment of anemia.

Colds are symptomatic diseases and the general: weakness resulting from them affects ovulation and leads to a delay in the menstrual cycle, and if it is an occasional delay, it will disappear with the disappearance of the problem, and chronic diseases. Taking some medicines, especially depression and cancer drugs, and changing them constantly may negatively affect the regularity of the menstrual cycle, so you must see a doctor in If you are going through this problem.

 Lack of sleep  :
As not getting enough hours of sleep at night does not affect your health only, but also affects the regularity of the menstrual cycle, make sure to get enough sleep from 6-8 hours of sleep at night, as the biological clock disruption of your body's biological clock leads to disturbances In the body it appears first in the functioning of the digestive and reproductive system and in the person's ability to work and think, and in turn affect the regularity of the menstrual cycle at its scheduled times.

Hormonal irregularities:
As the irregularity of hormones results from an imbalance in the activity of the thyroid gland or the pituitary gland or both, and signs indicating a hormonal disorder in your body, delayed menstruation and pregnancy due to the stopping of the ovulation process during pregnancy, due to the stopping of the secretion of estrogen, so among the reasons for the delay in the menstrual cycle Regular stops the secretion of this hormone and others due to thinness, poor nutrition and so on.

 Delayed menstruation and lactation:
Where the menstrual cycle can be irregular or completely interrupted during the breastfeeding period due to the secretion of the milk hormone prolactin, where you cannot rely on breastfeeding as a method of contraception, as it is not effective at all.

 The menstrual cycle and menopause:
Whereas, if a woman approaches the age of menopause, which begins naturally after forty to fifty, and may be delayed for some women beyond fifty or begins early before forty in an abnormal manner, this stage begins with a change in the nature of the menstrual cycle and the irregularity of its arrival dates, whether in The time or the amount of blood during it, and the woman must then visit the doctor to prescribe some important medicines for this stage and beyond.

Taking birth control medications:
 Some types of birth control medications depend on the hormones that may cause a missed period for a certain period. In fact, it containsThese drugs usually contain the hormones estrogen and progestin, which function to keep the lining of the uterus so thin that there is not enough of the lining to cause menstruation.