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Amenorrhea

Saturday, January 1st, 2011

Amenorrhoea (BE), amenorrhea (AmE), is the absence of a menstrual period in a woman of reproductive age. Physiological states of amenorrhoea are seen during pregnancy and lactation (breastfeeding), the latter also forming the basis of a form of contraception known as the lactational amenorrhoea method. Outside of the reproductive years there is absence of menses […]