Losing your period can be one part of the Female Athlete Triad, a potentially serious syndrome of three interrelated conditions of health risk factors. Learn more about amenorrhea and how to prevent it.
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Although periods are natural, there are benefits to skipping them. Our expert offers seven reasons why you might benefit.
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Adolescent medicine specialist Ellen Rome, MD, offers some help for talking to your daughter about how to put a tampon in correctly for the first time.
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