According to WebMD, a missed menstrual period commonly indicates pregnancy. If pregnancy isn't the cause, then it can be due to weight gain or loss, eating disorders, emotional stress, illness, increased exercise, travel... More »

Late or absent menstrual periods can be caused by pregnancy, stress, travel and drug use, according to WebMD. Birth control pills and medical conditions such as polycystic ovary syndrome can also cause missed or irregula... More »

The literal definition of missing someone is to perceive with regret the absence or loss of that person in your life. The emotional impact of missing someone is much more complex. More »

A short menstrual period of no longer than three days may indicate pregnancy if it is light and not part of the regular pattern of menstruation, according to Everyday Health. It may also indicate the beginning of puberty... More »

Dark brown blood between periods is almost always harmless and can be a result of ovulation, blood leftover from a period, pregnancy or stress. What to Expect suggests keeping a journal to track a period and any addition... More »

A period can be about a week late before home pregnancy tests can accurately detect pregnancy, according to Central Carolina OB-GYN. If a woman is not pregnant, she may skip periods or have late periods for other reasons... More »

A period is what happens at the end of a girl's menstrual cycle, the body's process of preparing for a possible pregnancy. Girls begin having periods approximately monthly once they reach childbearing age, usually betwee... More »