• Intergenerational abuse, childhood violence may cause earlier onset of menopause

    6 monthes ago - By Healio

    Women who experienced physical abuse in childhood or the sexual abuse of their own child reached menopause earlier than women who did not, especially if they experienced both, according to data published in Menopause.
    “Over three previous papers, my co-authors and I have studied how violence in the early life course is associated with early menarche among girls in a major longitudinal national study - the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health - and how early menarche is in turn a risk factor for young women's
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