Neuroendocrine and metabolic aspects of functional hypothalamic amenorrhea

@inproceedings{PodfigurnaStopa2012NeuroendocrineAM,
  title={Neuroendocrine and metabolic aspects of functional hypothalamic amenorrhea},
  author={Agnieszka Podfigurna-Stopa},
  year={2012}
}
Functional disorders of the hypothalamus are the most common reason for amenorrhea. Psychogenic stress, undernutrition and excessive exercise are frequently associated with functional hypothalamic amenorrhea (FHA). It is a nonorganic endocrine disorder characterized by the impairment of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) pulsatile secretion. The… CONTINUE READING