This is a form of centrally dictated amenorrhoea, that may cause infertility and osteoporosis. This condition accounts for over 30 percent of all cases of amenorrhoea in women of reproductive age.
It known that organisms respond to famine [lack of food availability] by directing their energy into survival and away from reproduction.
Researchers found that. the low level of fat may cause leptin deficiency that may result in hypothalamus being inactive or less active in producing the hormone releasing factors those in tern stimulate ovary to produce female hormones. The supplementation of leptin restored menstruation in an experimental group.