Postmenopausal Atrophic Vaginitis causes
Postmenopausal Atrophic Vaginitis

Causes could include:

  • Addison's disease occurs when the adrenal cortex is damaged and the adrenal glands don't produce enough of the steroid hormones cortisol and aldosterone.
    Source:HLCMS
  • The pituitary gland releases hormones that play roles in body processes like bone growth and metabolism. An underactive pituitary can disrupt these processes. Causes may include tumors, traumatic injuries, and diseases.
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  • Menopause is a natural biological process in women that marks the permanent end of menstruation and fertility. Hot flashes, vaginal dryness or pain, and frequent urination are signs.
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  • Black cohosh is a member of the buttercup family that is used to treat hot flushes during menopause. Black cohosh menopause treatments usually involve the underground root or stem of the plant that is ground up and made into teas, ointments or pil...
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  • As a woman ages, changes in hormone production can cause the vaginal walls to thin. Thinner walls mean fewer cells that secrete moisture. This can lead to vaginal dryness.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Excessive perspiration at night, or night sweats, is an uncomfortable part of life for many people.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Amenorrhea is the term for a woman missing a monthly menstrual period. Not having a period during pregnancy or after menopause is normal. But missing periods at any other time can be a symptom of a medical issue.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pain or discomfort in the vagina is often the result of a medical or psychological issue. Early treatment and intervention can help a patient get pain relief.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A traumatic event is an incident that causes physical, emotional, psychological, or mental harm. The person experiencing the distressing event may feel threatened, anxious, or frightened as a result. In some cases, they may not know how to respond...
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  • Anorexia is an eating disorder in which obsessive worry about body weight and the food you eat can result in severe weight loss. Symptoms include constipation, missed period, and thinning hair.
    Source:HLCMS
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