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I was suppose to have started my period 2 days ago but I haven't started yet. I have just started cycling again about 4 days ago and I am riding about 10 miles a day. I am also having light abdominal cramps. Is the sudden exercising causing my period to be late or am I pregnant?


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replied March 26th, 2012
Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms Answer A33223
Hi,
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Increase in stress levels, changes in diet & sleep habits, changes in exercise levels can affect hormonal pattern causing changes in periods. If you have been sexually active without protection (or if you are not on regular birth control measures), chances of pregnancy are possible. Wait and watch for your periods. Look out for development of any other new symptoms if pregnancy is suspected. If periods do not start within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you get abnormal periods, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet.
Take care.


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