Press releases from Human Reproduction - 2017

Starting menstrual periods at a young age and childlessness increase risk of premature and early menopause

Women who had their first period when they were aged 11 or younger have an increased risk of an early or premature menopause and if they remain childless the risk is increased even more, according to results from the first large scale, multi-national study to investigate the links between age at puberty and menopause and whether or not a woman has had children. 

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