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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.

1

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.

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2

Infertility

Infertility occurs when you're not able to become pregnant after a year of trying or after six months if you're 35 or older, according to the Mayo Clinic. Infertility can occur in males and females.

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3

Hyperthyroidism

The thyroid gland produces a hormone that controls how your cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism occurs when the body produces excessive amounts.

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