Premature Ovarian Failure (POF) (cont.)
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Are there associated disorders or conditions associated with primary ovarian insufficiency?
Because POI results in lower levels of certain hormones, women with POI are at greater risk for a number of health conditions, including:
Addison's disease is also associated with POI. Addison's disease is a life-threatening condition that affects the adrenal glands, which produce hormones that help the body respond to physical stress, such as illness and injury. These hormones also affect ovary function.14 About 3% of women with POI have Addison's disease.15
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