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Protect Yourself from Bone Loss and the Female Athlete Triad – Avoiding the Athletic Amenorrhea Cascade by runnersconnect Posted Mon 04 Feb 2013 6:00am The Female Athlete Triad was originally defined as the interrelationship between disordered eating, amenorrhea and osteoporosis in active women. In 2007, the American College of Sports Medicine broadened the criteria — it now includes low-energy availability (with or without eating disorders), disturbed menstruation (including amenorrhea) a ... Read on »
Amenorrhea-absence of menstruation by Julia J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 8:22pm Although many women consider their period a real drag, in Ayurveda it is thought that this is one of the reasons women live longer than men. When we bleed it's like a mini detox, so if there are lots of toxins it can feel pretty bad. But what happens if we don't bleed? Well before you consider yourself lucky, consider why your body isn't doi ... Read on »
Amenorrhea and infertility by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 18 Dec 2013 12:45am Summary: The commonest cause of amenorrhea is anovulation and Malpani Clinic can help you in making the right diagnosis , so you can get the correct treatment. Amenorrhea is the absence of periods. It is a symptom which is a result of some underlying disorder of the reproductive system. It may or may not be accompanied by other symptoms like ... Read on »
Estrogen Dominance and Amenorrhea by EricaDHouse Posted Tue 20 Aug 2013 5:00am Amenorrhea: the absence of a menstrual cycle in a woman of reproductive age. In the last 10 months I’ve had one period. I didn’t want to say anything about it until I knew what was causing it. Over the last year I’ve become a mini expert on hormones and the reproductive system. Please remember that I am not a doctor so I am not sharing this ... Read on »
Amenorrhea and Running: Is it Normal for Female Runners to Miss Their Period? by runnersconnect Posted Tue 27 Aug 2013 6:00am Amenorrhea is hardly a new issue in the world of endurance sports. Studies over the years have reported that over 60% of women athletes have what is known as “Athletic Amenorrhea,” that is disturbed menstruation due to the demands of high intensity training on the body. My question is, why? In almost every other arena of the sport, ... Read on »
Could You Have Asherman Syndrome? by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 16 May 2011 11:00am Asherman syndrome is the formation of intrauterine adhesions, which typically result from scars that develop after uterine surgery. Asherman syndrome is a rare condition. In most cases, it occurs in women who have had several dilatation and curettage (D&C) procedures. A severe pelvic infection unrelated to surgery may also lead ... Read on »
Marathon Runner Has Amenorrhea And Is Trying To Conceive: May Need Gonadotropins by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted Sat 23 Oct 2010 12:00am Question Hi, I am a 25 year old, PhD student and I am a competitive marathoner. My husband and I would like to get pregnant over the next 8 months. I was on the pill until last April, when I went off the pill. I had been on the pill for nine years and my cycle was regular before I went on the pill. During the years I was taking the pill ... Read on »
Amenorrhea and Bulimia by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted Thu 03 Dec 2009 12:00am Question I have not had a period since July of 2008 and my gynecologist told me that is is not dangerous to NOT bleed, only dangerous to bleed too much. At first, I assumed the loss of the period was because I had started working out so much and lost a decent amount of weight. However, (ironically) after joining the military, I've been le ... Read on »
Skinny celebrity pregnancies: a glimmer of truth by Wholewheatorbust Posted Thu 08 Dec 2011 11:41pm My apologies for the sparse blogging these past few months. Its been on my mind all the time, but I just hadn’t the drive or time to write great posts – and if they aren’t gonna be good, I don’t want to waste your time. I have been debating on writing this post for a while, because it’s a bit more personal and very sciencey. If neither of those ... Read on »
Amenorrhea and pregnancy by Anxious Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 1:14pm Is it possible to get pregnant if you have been diagnosed with amenorrhea, caused by stopping birth control pills? Read on »