Dr Rosemary: Are there risks to early menopause?

Dr Rosemary: Are there risks to early menopause?

Q - I AM in my late 30s and have just found out that I’m going through early menopause. Do you know why this has happened and are there are any long-term health implications? 
A -AN early or premature menopause before the age of 40 occurs in about one per cent of women in the UK. As with the menopause at a later age, it can cause hot flushes and sweats, mood swings, irregular periods and fertility comes to an end.
It can be due to an autoimmune condition, where your body makes antibodies against the ovaries which stop them working. Some other autoimmune diseases such as thyroid disease or... read more

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