Persistent amenorrhea and decreased DHEAS to cortisol ratio after recovery from anorexia nervosa.

@article{Andrisani2017PersistentAA,
  title={Persistent amenorrhea and decreased DHEAS to cortisol ratio after recovery from anorexia nervosa.},
  author={Alessandra Andrisani and Chiara Sabbadin and Silvia Minardi and Angela Favaro and Gabriella Don{\`a} and Luciana Bordin and Guido Ambrosini and Decio Armanini},
  journal={Gynecological endocrinology : the official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology},
  year={2017},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={311-314}
}
Persistent amenorrhea is a frequent condition affecting anorexic patients after stable weight recovery. It has been proposed that it could be due to alterations of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis linked with persistent hormonal impairments, such as relative hypercortisolemia and hypoleptinemia, and psychological symptoms related to anorexia nervosa (AN). The aim of our study was to evaluate the metabolic and hormonal pattern involved in the persistence of amenorrhea after recovery from… CONTINUE READING
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