Underweight in anorexia nervosa or other situations of malnutrition is invariably associated with hypothalamic amenorrhea. Experimental studies in normal women and clinical studies in women with bulimia nervosa show that caloric restriction has the potential to induce menstrual disturbance also in normal weight women.
|Translated title of the contribution
|Weight and ovarian function
|Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics
|Number of pages
|Published - 1991
Research Areas and Centers
- Academic Focus: Center for Brain, Behavior and Metabolism (CBBM)