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How long would you have to starve yourself for amenorrhea to take affect?
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
In this situaation, amenorrhea occurs because the pituitary is shutting down due to weight loss and malnutrition.
The point when this occur is different for everyone. You can't predict it. That being said, it's never a good idea to "starve" yourself for anything!, even for weight loss.

In brief: Depends
In this situaation, amenorrhea occurs because the pituitary is shutting down due to weight loss and malnutrition.
The point when this occur is different for everyone. You can't predict it. That being said, it's never a good idea to "starve" yourself for anything!, even for weight loss.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Joseph Peter
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine
In brief: Thanks for asking!
Difficult to say.
.....One needs to be malnourished enough to affect the gonadotropic harmones. I really dont understand your question.

In brief: Thanks for asking!
Difficult to say.
.....One needs to be malnourished enough to affect the gonadotropic harmones. I really dont understand your question.
Dr. Joseph Peter
Dr. Joseph Peter
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