What do I need to know about caring for someone with oligomenorrhea?

To care for someone with oligomenorrhea, it is important that you are aware of the cause of the disorder. Especially in the case of women with an eating disorder or who exercise an unhealthy amount, you should work with a therapist to develop techniques of helping them with their problems. You should become aware of their treatment plan and help them remember to take their medication, get to appointments with doctors and specialists, and eat healthy. 

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