Problem

Hypomenorrhea

Other Names:
Oligomenorrhea
Scanty menstruation
Insufficient menstrual flow
Nature:

Hypomenorrhea or hypomenorrhoea, also known as short or scanty periods, is extremely light menstrual blood flow. It is the opposite of hypermenorrhea which is more properly called menorrhagia.

Incidence:
In Chinese medicine, insufficient menstrual flow or lack of menses many mean deficient blood, cold obstructing the blood or congealed blood.
Broader Problems:
Disorders of menstruation
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Date of last update
28.06.1999 – 00:00 CEST