"Oh no! My periods are getting late, am I pregnant?"
"Should I get a kit?"
"What if it happens?"

Calm down! Don't panic.

Yes, late periods do lead to pregnancy, but not at all times.

It's time for you to take hold of a few minutes and read on to look into what are the other reasons for late periods that you're experiencing.Yes, there are other reasons too.

Here are the 3 main reasons why your period might be late....


In this dynamic schedule of your day-to-day life, it becomes impossible to handle stress with the mountain of pressure on the mental state, which can happen due to work, academics, personal issues and other stuff.
When you're unable to manage stress and get into serious stress issues, the hormone cortisol gets switched on, which, in turn, moves your body into survival mode. If the stress continues for a longer period, the body may go through Amenorrhoea, which prohibits menstruation.

PCOD (Polycystic Ovarian Disease)

Caused due to a hormonal imbalance in your body, PCOD can be the reason for your late periods. As the ovaries release, mature and ready to be fertilized eggs each month. For the one who has PCOD, the ovaries may release immature and partially mature eggs that move on and develop into cysts, causing late periods.

A change in body weight

A change in your body weight, be it more or less, can be one of the reasons for delayed periods. Health issues pertaining to weight, for example, Serious diabetes, Bulimia, Eating disorders,anorexia. Sometimes, being overweight can lead to the release of an excess amount of Oestrogen, which can cause your period to come at a halt.

Be Well Hospital is equipped with the best qualified Gynaecology department that provides you with all the answers to your doubts, consisting of valuable advices and treatments in the best way possible.