Stop Smoking and Save An Ovarian Year
increased overall mortality, coronary heart disease dementia, osteoporosis and other cancer mortality. Premature menopause, due to smoking or not, can put one at risk for these same complications. Smoking has many reproductive consequences, on of the most important is that it doubles the risk of ectopic pregnancy.
Although smokers have this earlier menopause the researchers haven’t been able to determine if the transition to menopause is any different. And if you don’t smoke, but live with a smoker: you are not immune to the effects of smoke. Cohabiting with a smoker if you are on menopausal hormonal therapy you likely will have worse hot flashes. Other factors influence when you go through menopause, but stopping smoking is good for your health, so come on in for a visit and we will gab about this!