Other Amenorrhea FAQs

Basic information for topics, such as "What is it?" and "How many people are affected?" is available in the About Amenorrhea section. Answers to other Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) specific to amenorrhea are in this section.


  1. Gordon, C. M., & Nelson, L. M. (2003). Amenorrhea and bone health in adolescents and young women. Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 15, 377−384.
  2. ACOG. (2014). ACOG Committee Opinion: Primary ovarian insufficiency in the adolescent. Retrieved May 31, 2016, from https://www.acog.org/clinical/clinical-guidance/committee-opinion/articles/2014/07/primary-ovarian-insufficiency-in-adolescents-and-young-women external link
  3. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health. (2014). Menstruation and the menstrual cycle fact sheet. Retrieved May 31, 2016, from http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/menstruation.html (PDF 110 KB)
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