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A Break in Your Cycle: The Medical and Emotional Causes and Effects of Amenorrhea

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As many as one in ten women experience amenorrhea--the absence of menstrual function in women who have not yet reached menopause--in varying degrees of severity, at some point in their lives. This book offers women guidance and information about a subject that is often difficult to discuss.

Table of Contents

A Body in Crisis.

Women with Amenorrhea.

The Causes of Amenorrhea.

Stress-Induced Amenorrhea.

Contraceptives and Amenorrhea.

Exercise-Induced Amenorrhea.

Eating Disorders.

Psychological and Emotional Causes.

Problems with the Pituitary, Thyroid, Adrenal, and Ovarian Glands.

The Medical Effects of Amenorrhea.

The Emotional Effects of Amenorrhea.

Conventional Treatments.

Alternative Treatments.

How You Can Help Yourself.

Breaking the Cycle.

Bibliography/Suggested Reading.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471346630
Author:
Cheung, Theresa
Author:
Francis-Cheung, Theresa
Author:
Francis-Cheung
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons
Subject:
Women's Health - General
Subject:
Gynecology & Obstetrics
Subject:
Menstruation
Subject:
Women's Health.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Womens Health
Subject:
Consumer Health General
Subject:
Medical-Gynecology & Obstetrics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
December 1998
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
172
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Medical Specialties
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Menstruation
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Womens Health

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