A loss in the normal functioning of the ovaries is known as premature ovarian failure. This condition usually occurs before the age of 40 and can cause infertility problems in the person struck down with the problem. A person with poor functioning ovaries doesn't release eggs regularly or faces problem in producing adequate amount of the estrogen hormone. Depletion or disruption of follicle activities leads to premature ovarian failure. Symptoms can range from vaginal dryness, decreased sexual desire, night sweats to hot flashes.
HOW IS PREMATURE OVARIAN FAILURE DIAGNOSED?
In addition to infertility, it also causes complications like depression and osteoporosis.