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Amenorrhea due to stress

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Of course : Amenorrhea is caused classically by anorexia and stressful situations, and your scenario dies allow for this cause-effect relationship. However, there... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Possible: Severe stress can affect your pituitary leading to amenorrhea. If the amenorrhea continues for a long period of time, see your doctor to make sure it ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Irregular periods: Considerations would include low body fat, sleep disorder, drug/alcohol, and pituitary or thyroid issues.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Amenorrhea: The headache could be unrelated to your amenorrhe. I would like to see that you have a work up for other endocrinological dysfunctions though given th... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Glueck
Clinical Lipidology 57 years experience
Sometmes: In anorexia nervosa, with severe undereating, there is not enough adipose tissue to convert endogenous testosterone to estradiol, so that the testoste... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Peroids stop: Primary amenorrhea is when a woman never had a period. If she has had periods and then they stop that is secondary amenorrhea.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denise Reeves
Obstetrics and Gynecology 34 years experience
Secondary amenorrhea: There are several ways to treat secondary amenorrhea, but first one would need laboratory tests to diagnose the cause. Menopause, thyroid disease and... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Probably not: It could be something serious but probably not. However, if it continues it will lead to premature bone loss and that could become serious after sever... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jose Bolanos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Amenorrhea: First you need to diagnose amenorrhea. What causes it? First concern is a pregnancy., so do a pregnancy test. If it has been prolonged it could be pco... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
Endocrinology 33 years experience
No period by age 16: Primary amenorrhea describes a situation in which a girl does not have her first period by age 16. This may or may not be associated with lack of ph... Read More

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