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How could amennorhea affect bone health?

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Dr. Victor Beshay
Fertility Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Estrogen loss

If the cause of amenorrhea is related to loss of estrogen production from the ovary, then bone health may be affected since estrogen is important in building bone.
Your doctor should evaluate the underlying cause of the amenorrhea and may recommend estrogen replacement if necessary.

In brief: Estrogen loss

If the cause of amenorrhea is related to loss of estrogen production from the ovary, then bone health may be affected since estrogen is important in building bone.
Your doctor should evaluate the underlying cause of the amenorrhea and may recommend estrogen replacement if necessary.
Dr. Victor Beshay
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Dr. Sy Le
Fertility Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Bone loss

Amenorrhea can be caused by too much or too little estrogen effect, and it is the latter that can lead to bone loss.
Rigorous exercises, extreme mental stress, pituitary tumors can suppress the release of pituitary FSH that is required for the ovaries to produce estrogen. Thin women who exercise or run frequently are especially at risk for osteoporosis and may need to take estrogen supplement.

In brief: Bone loss

Amenorrhea can be caused by too much or too little estrogen effect, and it is the latter that can lead to bone loss.
Rigorous exercises, extreme mental stress, pituitary tumors can suppress the release of pituitary FSH that is required for the ovaries to produce estrogen. Thin women who exercise or run frequently are especially at risk for osteoporosis and may need to take estrogen supplement.
Dr. Sy Le
Dr. Sy Le
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