Shorter Window from Menarche to Menopause Tied to Heart Failure Risk — Physician’s First Watch

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May 16, 2017

Shorter Window from Menarche to Menopause Tied to Heart Failure Risk

By the Editors

In postmenopausal women, shorter reproductive duration — that is, the time from menarche to menopause — is associated with increased risk for heart failure, according to a study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

Dr. Andrew Kaunitz, editor-in-chief of NEJM Journal Watch Women's Health, weighs in on the finding at the link below.

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