Amenorrhea | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What is the likely cause of my amenorrhea?
  • I take birth control pills or get injections. If I stop, will my periods return?
  • Do I need any tests?
  • Will lifestyle changes, such as to my diet or exercise, help?
  • Can I still get pregnant?


Amenorrhea: Evaluation and Treatment by T Master-Hunter, MD, and DL Heiman, MD (American Family Physician April 15, 2006,

Written by editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 02/14
Created: 04/06