Premature Menopause

Menopause that is brought on artificially before it would happen normally. Usually as a result of surgery to remove the ovaries. Or cancer treatment such as chemotherapy or radiotherapy to the womb or pelvis.
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Premature menopause

Our Premature menopause Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Premature menopause Premature menopause: Menopause (permanent cessation of menses) occurring before age 40 due to ovarian failure. Premature menopause may be associated with smoking, living at high altitude, or poor nutritional status.Common Misspel...
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premature menopause

Type: Term Definitions: 1. failure of cyclic ovarian function before age 40. Synonyms: premature ovarian failure
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Premature Menopause

Cessation of ovarian function at an abnormally early age; usually before the age of forty-five. Broader term(s): Menopause Climacteric
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Premature Menopause

A condition in which menopause occurs before the age of 40. It affects approximately 1% of women. In most cases there is no identifiable cause. The only effective treatment for infertility is IVF with donated eggs.
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premature menopause

A condition in which the ovaries stop working and menstrual periods stop before age 40. Natural menopause usually occurs around age 50. A woman is said to be in menopause when she hasn
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