Over 2000 Posts Kristy Posted June 8, 2002 Over 2000 Posts Report Share Posted June 8, 2002 Here is an article citing the importance of missed periods. http://www.reuters.com/news_ar....1043840 "According to the results, most women with the disease may overlook missed menstrual periods as being medically important, thus delaying the diagnosis of premature ovarian failure and treatment to prevent bone thinning." SOURCE: Obstetrics & Gynecology 2002;99:720-725 Volume 99 / Number 5 / May 2002 Meeting the Needs of Young Women With Secondary Amenorrhea and Spontaneous Premature Ovarian Failure More aggressive evaluation of young women with secondary amenorrhea or oligomenorrhea might help them avoid bone loss related to estrogen deficiency. Nahrain H. Alzubaidi, Heather L. Chapin, Vien H. Vanderhoof, Karim Anton Calis, Lawrence M. Nelson Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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