What causes infrequent periods and no menstrual period? 3 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.


Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a condition in which a woman's levels of the sex hormones estrogen and progesterone are out of balance. This leads to the growth of ovarian cysts.

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Infertility is defined as not being able to become pregnant after a year of trying, or after six months if you are 35 or older. One-third of infertility cases are due to male-only problems, one-third to female-onl...

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The thyroid gland produces a hormone that controls how your cells use energy (metabolize). Hyperthyroidism occurs when the body produces excessive amounts, causing rapid heart rates, weight loss, and heat intolerance.

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