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Amenorrhea

Amenorrhea: Introduction

Amenorrhea: The absence of a menstrual period is called Amenorrhea. This condition describes women who have not had a period in their teenage years or women who used to ... more about Amenorrhea.

Amenorrhea: Absence of menstrual periods due to many possible causes. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Amenorrhea is available below.

Symptoms of Amenorrhea

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Amenorrhea: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Amenorrhea

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Amenorrhea may include:

Types of Amenorrhea

  • Pregnancy-caused amenorrhea
  • Dietary amenorrhea - from weight loss, but not with psychological problems such as anorexia nervosa.
  • Dysponderal amenorrhea - weight-related from obesity or excessive thinness (e.g. anorexia nervosa).
  • Primary amenorrhea - failure to occur at puberty.
  • Relative amenorrhea - reduced menstrual flow.
  • more types...»

Causes of Amenorrhea

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Disease Topics Related To Amenorrhea

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Amenorrhea: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Amenorrhea

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Amenorrhea: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Amenorrhea

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Amenorrhea: Rare Types

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Research about Amenorrhea

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Clinical Trials for Amenorrhea

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Statistics for Amenorrhea

Amenorrhea: Broader Related Topics

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Article Excerpts about Amenorrhea

The absence of a menstrual period is called Amenorrhea. This condition describes women who have not had a period in their teenage years or women who used to have a regular period that has stopped. (Source: excerpt from Menstruation: NWHIC)

Definitions of Amenorrhea:

Absence of menses for three months or more. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Absence or suppression of normal menstrual flow - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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