Early Menopause: Ovarian Failure in Young Women Explained (science & solutions)

by Mike Mutzel


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.


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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.

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