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What is the immediate cause of Amenorrhea?

Nowadays, due to modern lifestyle people’s life is changing. In females these conditions can lead to amenorrhea. This is characterized by absence of menstrual cycle, can be due to hormonal imbalances or some medical problems. It occurs in females during the childbearing age who fails to menstruate. The hypothalamus is the part of the brain regulates the menstrual cycle. The pituitary gland lies below the hypothalamus at the base of the brain releases two hormones which regulate the female reproductive cycle.

Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)Luteinizing hormone (LH) and FSH (Follicle stimulating Hormone) and LH (luteinizing Hormone) stimulates the production of estrogen and progesterone leads to menstruation.

Hormonal Imbalances:-

Polycystic Ovary syndrome: – Polycystic litrerally means multiple cysts Ovarian syndrome characterized by irregular menstrual cycle, overweight and facial hair etc.

Thyroid malfunction: – If thyroid gland is more active can cause Hyperthyroidism or under active thyroid gland can cause hypothyroidism results in irregular menstruation like amenorrhea.

Pituitary Tumor: – Pituitary gland is the hormone producing gland in the body. A tumor is defined as an abnormal growth of cells. The tumor which occurs in the pituitary gland known as pituitary tumors. Such type of tumors are non- cancerous can cause hormonal imbalances and impairs the normal function of normal pituitary gland.

Premature menopause: – When a female attain menopause before the age of 40 known as premature menopause. When the ovaries are not functioning properly and stop producing eggs or produce very few eggs for years are characterized as premature menopause.

Abnormal hormonal levels: – Estrogen, progesterone is the hormones helps in the management of problems. But the balance of hormones like estrogen, progesterone helps in the balancing of hormones.

Endometriosis: – This is a medical condition which affects female reproductive organs. It occurs when cells similar to those which line the uterus. It occurs in lower abdomen, or pelvis. Women with endometriosis have lower abdominal pain,

Lifestyle factors:-

Low body weight: – Low body weight causes hormonal imbalances leads to amenorrhea sometimes.

Excessive exercise:- Heavy exercise can disturb the menstrual cycle.Stress:- Stress is the common nowadays, leads to amenorrhea.