- Treatment of amenorrhea - should begin as soon as possible
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- Primary and secondary
Than to treat amenorrhea
Today, with the ubiquity of the Internet, many use it as a medical aid for self-treatment. And if the treatment of acute respiratory infections this treatment option somehow works (and then not always), that the treatment of amenorrhea can lead to total disaster. Treatment of any kind amenorrhea should be entrusted to the doctor.
Why amenorrhea occurs
In order to properly treat amenorrhea, you must first establish the correct diagnosis. A correct diagnosis can be established only on the basis of a full examination.
For example, primary amenorrhea (menstrual periods when there has never been aged 16 years and older) may occur when genetic, congenital disorders, the impact of various adverse factors in infancy. But the primary amenorrhea can occur in adolescent girls as the stress and high physical or neuropsychiatric loads. Especially often it occurs during active sports. Where there is a combination of physical and emotional overload.
Treatment of primary amenorrhea
Primary amenorrhea - a consequence of the genetic damage
in these cases should be different. In order to establish the correct diagnosis is necessary to exclude hereditary and congenital abnormalities, tumors and diseases of the hypothalamic-pituitary system, believe hormonal girls.
Similarly, things and with secondary amenorrhea - a condition where the menstrual cycle first set and then monthly gone for more than six months. This condition can be caused by a failure in the neurohormonal systems at various levels. This may be accompanied by amenorrhea has some symptoms, or may not be accompanied by, so it distinguish one species from another is impossible.
Equal treatment is not suitable for women with amenorrhea in the background prolactinoma (benign tumor of the pituitary gland producing the hormone prolactin - that it causes amenorrhea) and women with the syndrome of premature ovarian failure (Sia). These women also requires the prior thorough examination.
How to treat primary amenorrhea
Primary amenorrhea is usually detected during adolescence. Regardless of its causes it is of great importance restorative treatment. It includes a healthy lifestyle, proper nutrition, strengthening the immune system
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(sedentary life, moderate exercise, the maximum stay in the open air). This should be completely eliminated high physical and emotional load, stress, and established night's sleep
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and rest in the afternoon. As a restorative treatment prescribed special vitamin-mineral complexes for teenagers, herbal medicines that strengthen the body's defenses, etc. Only against this background may conduct medical treatment.
Medical treatment depends on the age of the girl. Up to 18 years is not recommended the use of hormones as they may adversely affect the physical development of the adolescent. At this age, use drugs, has a positive impact on the overall development, growth and the weight of the girls, as with very low weight hormonal stimulation is not effective. If the cause of amenorrhea in violation of the outflow of menstrual blood (uterine amenorrhea), the operation is conducted - anatomical barriers are eliminated and normal menstrual cycle is restored.
After 18 years, strictly on the evidence and on prescription appointed cyclic hormone therapy.
Than to treat secondary amenorrhea
In the treatment of secondary amenorrhea
The treatment of secondary amenorrhea - a difficult task, but achievable
great importance of normal weight women. With insufficient or obesity drug treatment is ineffective. Secondary amenorrhea is often with a deficit of weight and obesity, and after the restoration of normal weight can pass on their own.
But this is only if the functional disorders of the neurohormonal system. If the reason was some diseases hypothalamic-pituitary region or ovaries, then no medical treatment is necessary. In some cases, and require surgery.
When functional disorders of neurohormonal systems for recovery of the menstrual cycle is sometimes prescribe hormonal contraceptives, which contain, or only progestogens (synthetic versions of progesterone), or estrogen and progestogen. Which appoint hormonal contraceptive, the doctor decides on the basis of the survey.
If the cause of amenorrhea is a benign tumor prolactinoma, the prescribed drugs that inhibit the secretion of prolactin, such as parlodel.
Treatment of amenorrhea should take place only under the supervision of a physician.