Amenorrhea — The Absence of a Woman’s Period

Amenorrhea — The Absence of a Woman's PeriodIt is called amenorrhea when a woman has not started her menstrual cycle by the age of 16, but there is also secondary amenorrhea. Secondary amenorrhea is when a woman’s menstrual cycle stops.

Both of these are serious issues because that means that there is some underlying reason that has led to the fact that a woman’s period has never started or the fact that it has suddenly stopped without menopause being a factor.

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