Premature Ovarian Failure

    Overview

    Premature ovarian failure refers to a loss of normal function of your ovaries, generally defined as regular release of eggs and estrogen production, before age 40. Symptoms include irregular periods, hot flashes, irritability, and infertility. Treatment includes hormone therapy and supplements to help prevent osteoporosis.

    Our doctors

    Provider

    J. Ricardo Loret de Mola, MD

    Infertility Specialist Obstetrics and Gynecology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 0100 Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Paula Mackrides, DO

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301

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