She suspected pregnancy at about six weeks of amenorrhoea
and told her sexual partner.
is defined as absence of menses by the age of 16 years in the presence of normal secondary sexual characteristics or 14 years in the absence of secondary sexual characteristics.
Collectively 14 players (54%) were identified with DE behaviour, eight players (31%) reported menstrual irregularities during the past 12 months, of whom four (15%) reported secondary amenorrhoea
during training, and five (19%) presented with DE behaviour and menstrual irregularity and dysfunction.
Menstrual cyclicity included oligomenorrhoea (fewer than eight cycles per year) or amenorrhoea
fewer than two cycles per year.
Motherwort remains listed in the British Herbal Pharmacopoeia (BHP) of 1983 as indicated for amenorrhoea
Chemotherapy may lead to temporary or permanent amenorrhoea
depending on the class of drug, intensity and duration of treatment and age of the woman at the time of treatment.
Researchers from Imperial College London led by DrWaljit Dhillo studied women with a condition called hypothalamic amenorrhoea
which prevents menstruation and causes infertility.
It has a number of potential adverse reactions, including weight gain, acne, amenorrhoea
, masculinisation with hirsutism, voice change, reduction in breast size and teratogenicity.
If you have a history of amenorrhoea
(no * periods), oligomenorrhoea (infrequent periods), pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), or if either you or your partner has had treatment for cancer, you should also seek medical advice sooner rather than later, as you will need to be referred to a specialist.
Adverse effects (Table 2) were more frequently associated with verum than placebo treatment and markedly so for skin rashes and cheilosis (n = 22), diarrhoea (n = 8) and amenorrhoea
(n = 6).
Chronic pelvic pain and amenorrhoea
were the most common reasons for consultation and required complementary studies for discarding this pathology.