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Early menopause might be linked to exposure to common household chemicals
Early menopause might be linked to exposure to common household chemicals (February 4, 2015 - Insidermedicine)
From Washington - A new report published in PLOS ONE finds that early menopause may be linked to exposure to common household chemicals. Researchers used data from the NHANES study to examined nearly 32,000 people, over 1,400 of whom were menopausal women whose blood had been tested for endocrine-disrupting chemicals. Results showed that higher blood levels of phthalates (found in plastics, as well as many personal care products), PCBs and furan were significantly associated with earlier ages of menopause
 
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