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Missing periods and Irregular or infrequent periods

This page contains some of the conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms, although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Conditions

Anorexia

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder and mental health condition that can be life-threatening.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Hide eating habits
  • Intentional weight loss
  • Obsessed with weight or appearance
  • Hair loss or thinning
  • Missing periods

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Anorexia.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Menopause

The menopause is when a woman stops having [periods](yourmd:/condition/periods/introduction) and is no longer able to get pregnant naturally.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Flushing
  • Mood swings
  • Lower sex drive
  • Unusually tired
  • Excessive sweating at night

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Menopause.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Important: If you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.