There is evidence that obese PCOS women have more severe hyperandrogenism and a significantly higher incidence of anovulatory cycles, oligomenorrhea
and/or hirsutism compared to normal weight ones (12) and weight has an effect on the levels of androgens (13), adiponectin, and visfatin (14).
PCOS is characterized by hyperandrogenism, oligoanovulation, and oligomenorrhea
and has been reviewed extensively by P.
Etiology of Oligomenorrhea
in Iranian traditional medicine:
3 of them also stated that they have been amenorrheic since 6 months after DMPA, and 5 of them mentioned oligomenorrhea
A female patient with PCOS has androgen excess (male hormones), oligomenorrhea
(very infrequent menstruation), and infertility, because the follicle does not attach.
in exercising women was seen as a symptom of menstrual disorders, secondary in response to metabolic perturbations due to extreme energy deficit (often seen in endurance runners and associated with leanness) (Rosetta et al.
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common gynecological disorder characterised by hypergonadotrophism, hirsutism, obesity, oligomenorrhea
and is commonly associated with infertility (D'Hooghe 2002).
We learned that she had had oligomenorrhea
and infertility for 3 years.
was defined as menstruation with an interval of >35 days.
A large proportion of adolescent girls suffer from various gynecological problems, particularly menstrual irregularities such as menorrhagia, polymenorrhea, oligomenorrhea
, and dysmenorrhea.
Treatment of hirsutism, hyperandrogenism, oligomenorrhea
, dyslipidemia, and hyperinsulinism in nonobese, adolescent girls: effect of flutamide.
Conditions associated with a risk of osteoporosis and fractures in people with HIV Lifestyle choices or habits More than three alcohol drinks daily, dietary calcium deficiency, methadone/ opiates, physical inactivity, tobacco use Hypogonadal states Early menopause, low testosterone in men, premenopausal oligomenorrhea
Other endocrine disorders Adrenal insufficiency Hematologic disorders Hemophilia, sickle cell disease Pulmonary diseases Emphysema Medications Antiretrovirals, glitazones, glucocorticoids, proton pump inhibitors, excess thyroxine Miscellaneous Chronic metabolic acidosis, chronic infection, chronic kidney disease, depression, vitamin D deficiency Source: McComsey et al.