It is necessary three months without menstruation and confirm that there is no pregnancy to consider the diagnosis of absence of menstruation. This alteration is not a very serious problem and women are usually recommended to lead a healthy lifestyle, following a healthy and balanced diet. In addition, it is important to moderate physical exercise, since high-performance sports activity is a risk factor for amenorrhea.
When these solutions are not sufficient to restore normal ovulatory activity, hormonal treatment should be used. However, this should only be done under medical supervision.
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By Laura Gil Aliaga B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Paloma de la Fuente Vaquero M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Paula Fabra Roca M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 03/09/2022