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  • Hypothalamic Amenorrhea

    Hypothalamic Amenorrhea: Behind Your Missing Menses

    August 30, 2020Senior Scientific Research Associate

    Hypothalamic amenorrhea (HA) is when your menstrual cycle and ovulation are interrupted due to the influence of the hypothalamus gland, located in the brain. It is a commonly occurring condition in women with eating disorders,athletes or dancers or those with a low body mass index (BMI). What causes hypothalamic amenorrhea? The hypothalamus is a small region of the brain that plays a crucial role in many important functions, including the…

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