Women who enter menopause at a young age are much more likely than those who experience it around age 50 to have chronic health problems later in life, a study has shown. Photo: Shutterstock Women who enter menopause at a young age are much more likely than those who experience it around age 50 to have chronic health problems later in life, a study has shown. Photo: Shutterstock
Women who enter menopause at a young age are much more likely than those who experience it around age 50 to have chronic health problems later in life, a study has shown. Photo: Shutterstock

Early menopause linked to increased risk of chronic health problems in later life, study finds

  • Women who enter menopause at 40 or younger are three times as likely to experience multiple chronic medical problems in their 60s as those with normal menopause
  • Research finds a strong correlation, but does not prove a causal link, between premature menopause and later health problems

Topic |   Wellness
Women who enter menopause at a young age are much more likely than those who experience it around age 50 to have chronic health problems later in life, a study has shown. Photo: Shutterstock Women who enter menopause at a young age are much more likely than those who experience it around age 50 to have chronic health problems later in life, a study has shown. Photo: Shutterstock
Women who enter menopause at a young age are much more likely than those who experience it around age 50 to have chronic health problems later in life, a study has shown. Photo: Shutterstock
READ FULL ARTICLE