Women who go through early onset menopause (before the age of 45) or have infrequent or absent menstrual periods for prolonged lengths of time, which may occur in women who exercise excessively, are at increased risk for osteoporosis. Osteoporosis in premenopausal women warrants evaluation for secondary causes.
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