Amenorrhea: Why Your Period Stops

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The Rosen Publishing Group, Jan 1, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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Amenorrhea is the unnatural cessation of menstruation. In young women, it is often an early warning sign of the eating disorder anorexia nervosa. In this engagingly written book, the author explains the main causes of amenorrhea as well as the ways in which the disorder is treated in young women. The author also walks the reader through a typical OB/GYN examination, shining a light on a subject whose unknowns often cause anxiety in young women.
 

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Contents

Understanding Your Monthly Cycle
8
Will It Ever Get Here?
19
Where Did It Go?
26
What Will the Doctor Sayand Do?
35
Taking Care of Yourself
46
Glossary
55
For More Information
57
For Further Reading
59
Bibliography
60
Index
62
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