The Link between Fragile X and Primary Ovarian Insufficiency (POI) | 2-minutes

July 1st, 2017

Prof Rod Baber, former heard of the International Menopause Society, from short video recording webinar recording 2017.

25% of women who are carriers of Fragile X will undergo Primary Ovarian Insufficiency/early menopause. It is recommended that anyone has undiagnosed early menopause be screened for the FMR1 premutation.

Prof Rod Baber, University of Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital, former head of the International Menopause Society, presented on early menopause at a Healthed Women’s & Children’s Health education day in 2017.
A concise extract of the presentation has been made available for the use of Fragile X Association of Australia.  With thanks to Dr Baber and Healthed.

Watch the video recording on our youtube channel:


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