Posted by Chantel Martiromo, Article By Kyle J. Norton
Premature ovarian failure is defined as a condition
of which the ovarian is no longer responded to the brain in production
of follicle before the age of 40, leading to high levels of FSH in the
bloodstream and menopause hormonal symptoms. It is caused by either the
accelerated loss of eggs or follicles are become less responsive to
hormone stimulation from the pituitary gland. It has been estimated
that POF affects 1% of the population. While conventional medicine uses
synthesis medication to stimulate the ovarian response and artificial
insemination with only 5% success rate accompanying with a high medical
cost, it drives many women to seek help from traditional medicine,
including the traditional Chinese medicine.
B. Infertility & POFs In Conventional Medicine Perspective
you have some of the symptoms below, your doctor may order a blood
test for hormones and the levels of FSH hormone, if your blood test
indicated a high levels of FSH (follicle Stimulating Hormone), you may
suspect to have premature ovarian failure. It's usually necessary to
repeat the blood test to make sure the first test was correct.
Sometimes, a Chomid challenging test is require to confirm the first
The causes of POFs is known, but some researchers suspect
1. Autoimmune disorders
is caused by abnormal function of immune system in producing antibody
antigen that destroys the body tissues, leading to the destruction of
2. Turner syndrome
It is genetic cause of
POF as resulting of a complete or near-complete loss of the second X,
because it requires to have 2 functioning X chromosomes for normal
3. Fragile X syndrome
It is the most common
cause of inherited mental impairment and associated with premutation
form of the FMR1 gene, leading to increasing the risk of premature
ovarian failure or early menopause. The premutation form of the FMR1
gene can be easily detected in blood or cheek cells via a DNA test.
4. Chemotherapy and radiation
is said that chemotherapy and radiation to the pelvic region may
damage the uterus, leading to abnormal function of the ovaries resulting
in infertility and early menopause.
Any surgery involve removal of the uterus without removing the ovaries may increase the risk of premature ovarian failure.
7. Enzymes deficiency
is said that women can not produce enough certain enzymes such as
enzyme 17 alpha hydroxylase and 17 and 20 lesmolase may increase the
risk of POF as resulting of low levels of estrogen being produced.
Infections such as chickenpox, malaria, tuberculosis and mumps may increase the risk of premature ovarian failure.
Symptoms of POFs is similar to symptoms of menopause, include
1. Irregular periods (different length of bleeding or change in flow)
2. Hot flashes caused by low levels of estrogen.
3. Night sweats caused by low levels pf estrogen
4. Decrease in sexual drive caused by low levels of testosterone
5. Irritability caused by low levels of estrogen
6. Painful sex caused by thinning and drying of vagina
1. Estrogen therapy
a) How it works
therapy (ET) is a medical treatment with a medication containing only
estrogen hormone. Estrogen-only therapy helps to increase the estrogen
levels, thereby, stimulating the communication of the brain as the
increasing of FSH hormone to induce egg production and egg extruding.
It is said that Estrogen therapy has helped many women with POF to
i) Heart diseases
ii) Blood clotting
iii) Breast cancer
iv) Gallbladder diseases
c) Side effects
Some women may experience the below side effects
i) Fluid retention,
iv) Breast tenderness
v) Mood swings
a) How is works
is actually a type of estrogen, by injecting the synthesis form of
estradiol , it stimulates the brain to shut off the production of FSH
leading to egg maturing and extruding into Fallopian tube for natural
i) Endometrial hyperplasia
ii) Cancer of the lining of the uterus
iv) Breast cancer
c) Side effects
ii) Breast tenderness,
iii) Nausea and vomiting,
vi) Migraine headaches
3. Hormone replacement therapy HRT
a) How HRT works
replacement therapy provides estrogen and other synthesis hormones
which are necessary for the natural process of menstrual cycle, by
signalling the production of LH and FSH as well as signalling the
release of mature egg to the Fallopian tube.
i) Liver disease
ii) Breast cancer
iii) Uterus cancer
iv) Blood clots in the vein, legs, or lungs
v) Gallbladder disease
vi) Heart diseases or stroke
c) Side effects
i) Vaginal bleeding of unknown cause
ii) Breast pain
iv) Bloating and fluid retention
v) Blood clots in the vein, legs, or lungs.
4. Clomid (Clomiphene citrate)
a) How it works
Clomid stimulates the pituitary gland in secreting, leading to maturing of some eggs and ovulation.
i) Ovarian hyperstimulation
ii) Multiple birth
c) Side effects
i ) Hot Flashes
iii) Abdominal paid and cramps
iv) Weight gain
vi) Nausea and dizziness
vii) Abnormal menstrual bleeding
viii) Visual disturbances
is a new kind of treatment, by taking DNA from your healthy egg and
places it inside the nutrient components of a donor's egg as your DNA
goes into the healthy egg for artificial insemination.
7. Artificial Insemination
doctors also try to use IVF with donor egg, while it gives the woman a
baby but it dose not address the underline failure of the ovaries and
other symptoms of menopause.
Unfortunately, the success rate for a happy conception for women with premature ovarian failure is about 5%.
Always keep yourself positive and work together with your doctor, you may get pregnant sooner than you think
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