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What is Amenorrhoea What are its symptoms

What is Amenorrhoea? What are its symptoms?

There are many gynaecological conditions and effects faced by many women and of which Amenorrhoea is a gynaecological condition where there is an absence of a menstrual period in a woman of fertile age. It is also found that  45 per cent of female athletes in sports experience menstrual irregularity, also known as Athletic Amenorrhea. Some of the complications of Amenorrhoea are 

  • Infertility: Condition where the women cannot ovulate and have menstrual periods and therefore, cannot get pregnant.
  • Osteoporosis: Weakening of bones which is caused due to lack of estrogen levels

Types of Amenorrhea

One of the main symptoms of Amenorrhea is the absence of a menstrual period. The severity of Amenorrhea can be divided into two types:

  • Primary Amenorrhea: This types of Amenorrhea is observed in the females who are under 16 years and haven’t felt their first period but had other traits of puberty such as body hair or enlarged breast.
  • Secondary Amenorrhea: In the second type of Amenorrhea it is found as the absence of menstruation for three months in women, who had a menstrual period late by four or more days, not pregnant and facing menopause issues.

Symptoms of Amenorrhea

The symptoms of Amenorrhea, followed by the absence of period, are as follows:

  1. There is Excessive weight gain or loss.
  2. Lack of sleep due to night sweats and sleep disorder.
  3. Growth of excessive facial hair.
  4. Disorder found in vision.
  5. Severe headache
  6. Vaginal dryness

These symptoms are to be carefully observed and must be treated by a professional gynaecologist. It is better is focussed and made changes in Lifestyle, food habits and stress. Also, the use of certain hormonal medication and birth control pills can help in the activation of the period. If you are facing from the above-mentioned symptoms and would like to confer a female gynaecologist in London, you can contact Dr Sarah Hussain for further information and treatment.