• 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)
  • Disorders
  • Amenorrhoea is often associated with anorexia nervosa and other eating disorders, which have their own effects. (wikipedia.org)
  • Female athlete triad is a syndrome in which eating disorders (or low energy availability), amenorrhoea/oligomenorrhoea, and decreased bone mineral density (osteoporosis and osteopenia) are present. (wikipedia.org)
  • polycystic
  • Relatively high levels of estrogens and androgens in the body - often a result of other medical conditions like polycystic ovary syndrome - will also lead to an occurrence of amenorrhea. (home-remedies-for-you.com)
  • 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)
  • uterus
  • A female patient with primary amenorrhea and sexual development, including pubic hair, should be evaluated for the presence of a uterus and vagina. (aafp.org)
  • Primary amenorrhoea (menstrual cycles never starting) may be caused by developmental problems, such as the congenital absence of the uterus or failure of the ovary to receive or maintain egg cells. (wikipedia.org)