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Is there a cure for secondary amenorrhea?

Most underlying causes of secondary amenorrhea can be cured. If your secondary amenorrhea is caused by a hormonal imbalance, a tumor on your pituitary gland, weight, or stress, a treatment may be available to address the condition and restart your menstrual cycle. Secondary amenorrhea caused by untreatable conditions cannot be cured.

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How is amenorrhea treated?
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How is amenorrhea further classified?
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