Will leptin become the treatment of choice for functional hypothalamic amenorrhea?

@article{Welt2007WillLB,
  title={Will leptin become the treatment of choice for functional hypothalamic amenorrhea?},
  author={Corrine Kolka Welt},
  journal={Nature Clinical Practice Endocrinology &Metabolism},
  year={2007},
  volume={3},
  pages={556-557}
}
Functional hypothalamic amenorrhea (FHA)— a disorder that results in low estradiol levels in the setting of normal to low gonadotropin levels—affects 3% of reproductive-aged women and accounts for 20% of all cases of amenorrhea. Common causes of FHA include eating disorders, weight loss, excessive exercise, and psychogenic stress.1 These stressors are… CONTINUE READING