101. How do I know if I have hypothalamic amenorrhea?

How do I know if I have hypothalamic amenorrhea? What if all my blood tests look “normal”? What are the signs and symptoms of hypothalamic amenorrhea?

All of these are incredibly common questions I get asked every single day on social media, so I wanted to take a moment today to go through exactly how you get a diagnosis of hypothalamic amenorrhea. 

In this episode Lucy McConnell and I discuss:

  • What hypothalamic amenorrhea is (the full definition and the 3 primary causes)
  • The signs and symptoms of hypothalamic amenorrhea including physical, psychological and behavioural
  • How to approach your doctor if you suspect you have hypothalamic amenorrhea
  • What diagnostic tests are important to get a diagnosis of hypothalamic amenorrhea
  • The specific questions your doctor of health professional should be asking you to help determine if hypothalamic amenorrhea is the cause of your missing periods
  • The difficulties in diagnosing hypothalamic amenorrhea including the interpretation of blood test results
  • If hypothalamic amenorrhea is the cause of your missing period, what the treatment should look like.

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