Early and premature menopause (Chinese)
Menopause before the age of 45 is called early menopause. Menopause before the age of 40 is called premature menopause.
A spontaneous (natural) early menopause affects approximately 5% of the population before the age of 45.
Premature menopause, or premature ovarian insufficiency (POI), is defined as being menopause that happens before the age of 40.
Premature menopause is estimated to affect 1% of women under the age of 40 years and 0.1% of women under the age of 30 years.
Early and premature menopause - Chinese (simplified)
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27 May 2022
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