Lack of Menstruation causes ovarian failure in women

By | August 28, 2014


The lack of menstruation may indicate ovarian failure and result in serious problems for young women



The lack of menstruation for long periods until three months , ruling out pregnancy, can warn of a condition known as ovarian failure , said Juan Carlos Pérez Barba specialist.

Go to a doctor immediately if any irregularity occurs in menstruation is a way to prevent serious problems in the future.

Ovarian failure

The owner of the Clinic Menopause, Menopause and Osteoporosis of the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) in Jalisco explained that this could cause young women under 40 years to complete their reproductive life stop producing female hormones (estrogen).

The head of the medical area attached to the Hospital of Gynecology and Obstetrics noted that women reach menopause similar prematurely, which severely impacts on the physical, sexual and emotional level state. “In fact, the effects on low estrogen production are more severe in young women even older, because without treatment the affected remain several decades without producing hormones, so it is a control that in normal terms not happen, is as if suddenly the lights went out, “said the headline.

The effects of ovarian failure significantly impact because estrogen have the ability to protect against the development of various diseases and even cardiac and cerebrovascular disease.

The estrogen , female hormones, help prevent osteoporosis where to have significant wear falls and bone fractures that can be fatal originate. “Hence the importance of timely detection problem to offer both as a preventive hormonal because without it, many women may die young treatment”, said the expert.

Causes of ovarian failure

Several causes that can cause ovarian failure, including family history , intake of certain drugsas a side effect of chemotherapy , radiotherapy and some procedures such as hysterectomy(removal of the womb) or cysts in ovaries where they could be incomplete.

In addition to physical appearance, Perez said Beard, the psychological and emotional impactfor a young woman suffering from ovarian failure is high, so the charge Clinic patients receive multidisciplinary care. This “will have in our area with psychological and psychiatric care because many patients come to require it, especially some that were not able to fulfill their reproductive role, ie that they intended to seek a pregnancy,” he said.

This is increasingly common derivative that currently many women delay childbearing to older ages at 30 years of age.


In the Clinic Menopause, Menopause and Osteoporosis will serve approximately 40 cases of women with ovarian failure , per month, representing 10% of all patients harboring this area of Social Security.

The treatment basically involves hormone replacement if the patient is a candidate for the supply of estrogen, androgen and progesterone. Should not the most viable option for her you are providing preventative management to avoid complications such as heart attacks and bone loss.

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