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Is there a way to delay the menstrual cycle for a life event?

Dr. Kevin W. Windom, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrician & Gynecologist)

There are numerous birth control pill options that you can take and have only 4 menstrual cycles per year as well as there are some birth control pills that you can take continuously and never have a menstrual cycle. In some medical conditions such as menstrual migraines, endometriosis, or severe pelvic pain with your menstrual cycles, it is advantages to not have a period. I do caution my patients that if they are not having menstrual cycles and they are not on birth control pills that this can be a concern and a medical problem, but if they are on birth control pills and not having a period, this is fine.

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