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Age Of Women’s First Menstrual Period Linked To Heart Disease Risk

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014
Researchers from the University of Oxford in the UK have discovered a possible link between the age of menstrual onset in women and heart disease risk. Women who began their period early before age 10 or later than age 17 experience a higher risk for developing heart disease later on. Menarche is the onset of the first full menstrual cycle in women. It is also a marker of puberty and the start of endocrine function