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Can amenorrhea have any complications?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner
The causes of amenorrhea can affect the body differently and cause different complications. Amenorrhea itself, the absence of a menstrual period, is usually an indicator of a larger problem. However, prolonged amenorrhea has been linked to the development of osteoporosis, or bone loss, in women of all ages.

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