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I have hypothalamic amenorrhea. Is leptin an effective tx? Is this being used as a tx? Should i try to gain more weight if ttc? 120, 5'6" was 95#
Absent GNRH: Test leptin is good treatment. But what is the cause of your hypothalamic pituitary axis malfunctioning? Is it congenital or acquired? If acquired-- look for etiology-- yes-- weight gain helps but only in some kind of acquired causes. If congenital, I am afraid you might need to be on medication - life long. ...Read more
I am 36 years old and diagnosed with hypothalamic amenorrhe; 1 miscarriage through IVF. Can hypothalamic amenorrhea be reversed?
Treated: This condition can be treated medically but not completely reversed also it's important to know what is causing the dysfunction of the level of the hypothalamus ( infection inflammatory process tumor lack of releasing factors etc.) Stay well. ...Read more
What can cause hypothalamic amenorrhea without stress/exercise/eating disorders? My hormone profile doesn't match pcos, but my periods are irregular.
Ihave a primary hypothalamic amenorrhea i want to ask is it curable ?Can i be pregnant?Iam too depressed iam 29 years old?
It may be corrected-: An endocrinologist would be the best person to consult on this, but as i recall when an illness or condition results from failure of the hypothalamus to put out enough hormone, an external source of hormone is utilized. Similar to when a diabetic takes insulin. Some people stop growing until they are given growth hormone. Correcting the deficiency could correct amenorrhea, infertility & depression. ...Read more
Hormone challenge: The first step would be to perform a full history and physical exam at the gyn md's office, and rule out pregnancy. If there is no pregnancy, attempt to determine the cause by an initial Progesterone challenge with a pill for 10 days to "induce withdrawal bleeding". If that fails, other studies may be done including a pelvic ultrasound and ancillary blood testing.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 syndrome, hypothyroidism, anemia , malnutrition, anovulation. Each of these conditions requires a extensive work-up and plan in order to treat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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