Amenorrhea is the medical term for absence of periods. Although there are times when a woman will not menstruate, during pregnancy or menopause for example, any other skipped periods may be a symptom of a medical problem. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how amenorrhea is caused, how to treat it, and much more.
Absence of Periods
Women normally do not menstruate before puberty, during pregnancy, and after menopause. If a woman does not get her period when she normally should, it may be a symptom of a treatable medical condition. WebMD explains amenorrhea.
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8 Questions About Your Period
WebMD explains menstrual cramping and other discomforts of your period, including which ones may need medical attention.
Missed or Irregular Periods-Topic Overview
If you're not pregnant, causes of missed or irregular periods can include eating disorders, stress, increased exercise, and medication.