Early menopause: Precursor to coronary heart disease?

Early menopause: Precursor to coronary heart disease?

Cardiovascular risk increases twofold for women who have an early or premature menopause. R. Scott Wright, M.D., Cardiovascular Diseases, and Sharon L. Mulvagh, M.D., director of the Women's Heart Clinic, discuss early and premature menopause as a precursor to coronary artery disease and stroke.


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