Effects of Irregular Periods on Body
A normal menstrual cycle lasts around 28 days plus or minus 7 days. Menstruation usually starts at puberty (10-16yr old) and continues throughout a women’s life until menopause (45-55yr old). Absence of menstruation is called Amenorrhea and occurs when there is no period in the month. Irregular cycles, called oligomenorrhea is when bleeding occurs more frequently, when periods are late, or when bleeding exists for more than 8 days.