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  • Symptoms
  • For example, various forms of hormone imbalance may cause amenorrhea together with excess body and facial hair, acne, a lowering of the voice, an altered sex drive, breast milk secretions, weight gain, or several or all these symptoms. (health.am)
  • If your doctor is concerned about a specific cause of amenorrhea, such as a hormonal abnormality, he or she will ask additional questions about specific hormone-related symptoms, such as acne, increased body hair, extreme sensitivity to cold temperatures, dry skin, constipation, hair loss or unusual breast secretions. (health.am)
  • What other signs or symptoms may I have with amenorrhea? (drugs.com)
  • menopause
  • Secondary amenorrhoea (menstrual cycles ceasing) is often caused by hormonal disturbances from the hypothalamus and the pituitary gland, from premature menopause or intrauterine scar formation. (wikipedia.org)
  • polycystic
  • Its prevalence was found to be 5% in a family planning clinic population, 9% in a population of women with adult-onset amenorrhea, and 17% among women with polycystic ovary syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
  • MRKH
  • The most common cause of primary amenorrhea is congenital malformation of the Müllerian ducts, including Müllerian agenesis, also known as Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome (MRKH). (hindawi.com)
  • We present the case of an adolescent with MRKH who reported secondary, instead of primary amenorrhea. (hindawi.com)
  • menstrual cycles
  • The threshold of developing amenorrhoea appears to be dependent on low energy availability rather than absolute weight because a critical minimum amount of stored, easily mobilized energy is necessary to maintain regular menstrual cycles. (wikipedia.org)
  • Women
  • Among the general population, amenorrhea currently affects 2 percent to 5 percent of all women of childbearing age. (health.am)
  • Female athletes, especially young women, may be more likely to suffer from amenorrhea. (health.am)
  • Women who engage in sports associated with lower body weight, such as ballet dancing or gymnastics, are more likely to develop amenorrhea than women in other sports. (health.am)
  • Women who perform considerable amounts of exercise on a regular basis or lose a significant amount of weight are at risk of developing hypothalamic (or 'athletic') amenorrhoea. (wikipedia.org)
  • Consider treatment for women with amenorrhea. (wikipedia.org)