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Menstrual Irregularity

There are dozens of reasons a woman may experience menstrual irregularity. The causes can range from slight hormonal changes to uncontrolled diabetes. It is important to find the underlying cause of irregular menstrual cycles to make sure there is not a dangerous or even life-threatening problem.

Not experiencing a reasonably consistent menses, or period, is usually a symptom of something else. That’s why continued irregular menstruation should be reviewed by a doctor. A full physical exam, including blood and other tests, will help a doctor find the cause.

Previous Page Last Review Date: January 5, 2018