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New podcast discusses premature ovarian insufficiency

Women generally experience a reduction in fertility when they enter their 40’s. However, if a woman has POI, treatment might be necessary to help with some of the symptoms. Dr. Virginia Mensah discusses premature ovarian insufficiency and treatment options available … Continue reading

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Attention, POI sufferers

Women with primary ovarian insufficiency (POI) have trouble getting pregnant, but they also have an increased risk of bone disease such as osteoporosis. A new study has found that hormone replacement therapy in young women with POI led to increases … Continue reading

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Good news for POI sufferers?

Primary ovarian insufficiency (POI), also known as premature ovarian failure, is a condition in which women lose normal ovarian function before menopause, often before age 40. But researchers in California and Japan have found an exciting new way to induce … Continue reading

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POI: an overview

Primary ovarian insufficiency (POI) is the term used to describe when a woman’s ovaries stop working normally before she reaches the age of 40. It’s not the same as early or premature menopause. Many women with POI do not get … Continue reading

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