Acupuncture and Absent Periods
Acupuncture and Absent Periods - How is it treated?
Absent periods indicates failure of hypothalamus-pituitary gland-ovaries axis as well as the cyclical changes in the womb lining to sex hormones, resulting in periods. Amenorrhea is the absence of menstruation either because it never began (primary amenorrhea) or later ceased (secondary amenorrhea).
Causes of Absent Periods
May be due to anatomic abnormalities, hypothalamic dysfunction, chronic anovulation (absent ovulation), pituitary dysf