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According to a new study, women who start menstruating early in life are at an increased risk of hot flashes and night sweats during menopause.
The study shows that overweight or obese women who started menstruation at 11 years or younger have twice the risk of experiencing the symptoms of perimenopause than those who began menstruating at 14 years or later with an average weight.
Prior research has also linked early menstruation to health issues such as type 2 diabetes and heart diseases later in life.
The study’s authors advise women who had early menstruation to participate in health promotion programs, specifically those focusing on weight management during adulthood.
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