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Is amenorrhea a result of anorexia?

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Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: Women losing weight significantly and rapidly can loose their periods and develop amenorrhea. Amenorrhea is a well recognized consequence of anorexia.
Dr. Olukayode Awosika
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Can be!: There are several causes of amenorrhea and indeed anorexia is one of them.

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