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Evaluating and treating exercise-related menstrual irregularities.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20086516     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Menstrual abnormalities, from a few skipped periods to a complete absence of menses, are extremely common in both athletic and nonathletic adolescents and women in their early 20s. Exercise-related menstrual abnormality is linked with hypothalamic pituitary axis dysfunction and is a diagnosis of exclusion. In athletes, treatment of secondary menstrual abnormalities and associated health concerns, such as bone density, may include medication and restriction from activity.
Authors:
Kimberly G Harmon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Physician and sportsmedicine     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0091-3847     ISO Abbreviation:  Phys Sportsmed     Publication Date:  2002 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-01-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0427461     Medline TA:  Phys Sportsmed     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  29-35     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Departments of Family Medicine and Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 98125, USA. kharmon@u.washington.edu.
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