amenorrhea


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Related to amenorrhea: primary amenorrhea, secondary amenorrhea
  • noun

Synonyms for amenorrhea

absence or suppression of normal menstrual flow

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The patients of intrauterine adhesions (IUA) generally present with amenorrhea or other menstrual aberrations, recurrent pregnancy loss and infertility.
Approximately 1 year later, the patient presented with continuing amenorrhea and complained of mood swings and depression as well as easy bruising and hirsutism.
Risk was further reduced using the less stringent definition of ovarian failure of amenorrhea for the prior 6 months or FSH in the postmenopausal range (45% vs.
If the function of night waking is to prolong lactational amenorrhea, and uninterrupted sleep has countervailing benefits, then waking would be maladaptive for infants whose mothers do not respond by nursing.
Amenorrhea is one symptom of the Female Athlete Triad.
Amenorrhea completely resolved in 28 (67%) of 42 women randomized to receive the metformin regimen after 3 months of treatment, compared with resolution in 2 (5%) of 42 women in the placebo arm, a statistically significant difference, reported Dr.
In Amenorrhea, A Case-Based, Clinical Guide, the editors state that they set out to organize a comprehensive review of amenorrhea that would update clinicians "on our current knowledge regarding normal female reproductive physiology and .
Duration of amenorrhea is the best predictor of when this process begins.
The nine papers in this collection recommend breastfeeding advocacy strategies during natural disasters and other emergency situations, evaluate the efficacy of the lactational amenorrhea method of contraception in rural Egypt, and model the transfer of bone-seeking elements from the maternal body to the infant via breast milk.
To assess the relationship between breastfeeding intensity and incidence of premenopausal breast cancer, researchers collected detailed information on lactation history, supplemental feeding and lactation amenorrhea among 60 075 participants in the Nurses' Health Study II from 1997 to 2005 who had given birth.
Inadequate dietary intake and prolonged amenorrhea in women athletes can lead to bone loss, particularly at the spine, which may be irreversible.
Previous research indicates that amenorrhea strikes girls and young women who exercise extensively but have a calorie intake that doesn't satisfy their bodies' needs, leading to what scientists call a state of "energy deficit.
The two groups had similar odds of having experienced amenorrhea or infertility, having been pregnant, having had a live birth and having had an adverse birth outcome (miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, neonatal death or hydatidiform mole).
However, they discovered that a mutation in FOXO3 is unlikely to be associated with POF or primary amenorrhea.
Doctors warn that overexercising while losing weight can lead to a condition called female athlete triad--a combination of eating disorders, amenorrhea (a decrease in estrogen), and osteoporosis (a weakening of the bones).