June 2013
American Family Physician;6/1/2013, Vol. 87 Issue 11, p1
Academic Journal
This article presents patient information on amenorrhea, a condition in which menstruation do not start during puberty or stop before they reach menopause. The condition is commonly caused by a disruption in hormone levels that results from weight loss, being on a diet or extreme exercise or stress. It may also occur if one has an abnormal vagina, uterus or ovaries. The diagnosis and prevention of the condition are described.


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