A 47-year-old member asked:
Is amenorrhea a result of anorexia?
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Dr. Giuseppe Barbesinoanswered
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: Women losing weight significantly and rapidly can loose their periods and develop amenorrhea. Amenorrhea is a well recognized consequence of anorexia.
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Dr. Olukayode Awosikaanswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Can be!: There are several causes of amenorrhea and indeed anorexia is one of them.
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Last updated Mar 14, 2019
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