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Premature Ovarian Failure : Causes, Symptoms and Treatment




Premature Ovarian Failure : Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

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  • Posted By Nitiz Murdia

Premature Ovarian Failure

Premature ovarian failure is a condition in which women’s ovaries are incapable of releasing a healthy and mature egg each month and/or estrogen – a female fertility hormone. It is also called Primary Ovarian Insufficiency.

Some women are more susceptible to premature ovarian failure in comparison to other women. After the age of 35, women’s fertility prowess starts plummeting. The efficacy and functions of ovaries are over the hill. That is why; women between of 35 to 40 years are more susceptible to premature ovarian disorder. Also, if there is a family history of Premature Ovarian Syndrome, women are at a higher risk of infested by it.

Symptoms of Premature Ovarian Failure

Abnormal or irregular periods
Decline in sexual appetite
Excessive sweating at Night
Vaginal dryness
Hot flashes

Causes of Ovarian Failures

Genetic Problems
Family History
Multiple Ovarian Surgeries
Immune System Disorder
Chromosomal Abnormalities
Autoimmune Disorder

Premature Ovarian Failure and Pregnancy

The most damning implication of Premature Ovarian failure is that it severely affects women’s ability to get pregnant. In very few cases, despite depleted ovarian reserves, women get pregnant but more often than not Premature Ovarian Failure cripples chances of getting pregnant.

Treatment for Premature Ovarian Failure

Following are some of the most potent treatments for Premature Ovarian Failure:

Hormone Replacement Therapy: It is deemed as most effective and piquant treatment for women with premature ovarian failure. It supplies estrogen and other vital hormones to body that is deprived of them. It eliminates things like hot flashes & night sweats and enables women to experience regular periods again.

Supplements: Women with premature ovarian reserve are susceptible to succumb to osteoporosis so their bodies require 1,200 to 1,500 mg of elemental calcium and 1000 IU (international units) of vitamin D each day.

Exercise on a Daily Basis: Exercise and physical activities like walking, jogging etc. are crucial to keep osteoporosis and heart diseases at bay which in turn have a salutary effect on ovarian reserves.

Donor Eggs: Women with premature ovarian failure seeking for fertility treatment can attain pregnancy through donor eggs.