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Amenorrhea The ins and outs of absent periods Amenorrhea refers to the absence of the natural menstrual cycle in women of childbearing age. This does not include women who are pre-pubescent, post-menopausal or using hormonal birth control. If menstruation has not occurred for over three months, it is considered amenorrhea.  It can occur for many reasons, most commonly from physical or psychological stress and it may be an indiction of other medical conditions associated with the reproductive organs and the hormones that govern them.  As strenuous exercise and under-eating are typical triggers for amenorrhea, it is not surprising that it's...

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