Premature ovarian failure also termed as primary ovarian insufficiency is a condition described as loss of functioning of the ovaries before the menopause period. When women do not produce normal amounts of the hormone or regular release of eggs during the ovulation process, this might be due to the failure of the ovaries. When the ovaries fails before the age of 40 this can lead to infertility and is phrased as premature ovarian failure. The condition can lead to severe health conditions in the women’s body including osteoporosis that is caused from low estrogen level. Malfunctioning ovaries also affects the release and balance of hormones in the body that can cause other complications. At ARC Hospital, we provide advanced medical solutions to all problems that affect the fertility of women and provide treatment options to help them conceive.
Symptoms of Premature Ovarian Failure
The symptoms associated with the premature ovarian failure is almost similar to those during the menopause and include irregular or absent periods with difficulty in conceiving, hot flashes, night sweats, dryness and itchiness in the vaginal area, low sexual drive and difficulty in concentrating.
Causes of Premature Ovarian Failure
Premature ovarian failure results in no release of mature egg during the ovulation process or no menstrual periods. This can be due to some chromosomal defects causing premature damage to the eggs, exposure to toxins or harsh chemicals that result in damaging the genetic material of the ovaries or an altered immune system response to ovarian tissue for the release of hormones that aids in fertilization.
The infertility specialists at ARC Hospital, performs clinical and physical examination to diagnose the condition and involves a pelvic exam, follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) test, estradiol test, prolactin test and karyotyping the chromosomes to investigate the actual cause of the condition.
At ARC Hospital, the infertility specialist evaluates the diagnosis reports and tailor customized treatment plan to eradicate the condition in the body. The treatment approach focuses on the cause of the problems and includes a vitamin supplements and hormone therapy to prevent osteoporosis and relieve the symptoms caused by the condition. Hormone medications are administered to protect the lining of your uterus and to restore ovarian function.
Along with relieving the symptoms of the premature ovarian failure we also address infertility issues. The treatment approaches aims to eradicate all causes and symptoms that lead to infertility and to create a plenteous atmosphere in the body and mind for a successful conception. All these are achieved by providing world class treatment amenities and facilities from experienced infertility specialists tailoring customized treatment plan for conception. For women who are not able to conceive even after the treatment plan, we provide advanced fertility treatment that includes in vitro fertilization or IVF for conceiving, fertility preservation options by retrieving mature and healthy eggs from the ovary for future use. To know more about premature ovarian failure treatment options and treatment cost and to know your chances for a successful conception, book an appointment now.