Record numbers of young women are experiencing early menopause, also known as Ovarian Failure, in their 20s and 30s. Here's more science and details you should know.
00:00 Young women in their 20s and teen girls are going through menopause, premature ovarian insufficiency.
00:37 Nearly 11% of women in North America go through POI.
01:45 POI is a symptom of endocrine disrupting chemical exposure, poor metabolic health, and malnutrition.
03:45 Long-term health issues are caused by low estrogen, progesterone and testosterone.
04:50 Early symptoms
05:30 Indicators: elevated FSH, between 25 IU and 40 IU, and low AMH, below 3.5 picomoles/liter.
06:24 Exposure to certain environmental chemicals compromise reproductive health in women.
10:35 POI is ovarian failure, not early menopause.