Primary Ovarian Insufficiency

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Last Updated: 02 May 2022

Primary ovarian insufficiency, called early ovarian failure, takes place when a woman's ovaries quit working normally prior to she is 40. Many women normally experience minimized fertility when they are about 40 years old. They might begin getting uneven menstrual durations as they change to menopause. For women with POI, uneven durations and decreased fertility beginning prior to the age of 40. POI is different from early menopause. With POI, some women still have occasional periods. Research reveals that POI is associated with troubles with the roots. One type of hair follicle issue is that you lack working hair follicles earlier than normal. In most cases, the source of the follicle issue is unknown. Specific factors can raise a woman's risk of POI: Family history. Women who have a mother or sister with POI are more likely to have it. Some changes to genetics and hereditary conditions place women at higher risk for POI. Women Fragile X disorder or Turner disorder are at higher risk.

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