Early menopause predicts future coronary heart disease and stroke

The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

Melissa Wellons, Pamela Ouyang, Pamela J. Schreiner, David M. Herrington, Dhananjay Vaidya

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of women. Identifying women at risk of cardiovascular disease has tremendous public health importance. Early menopause is associated with increased cardiovascular disease events in some predominantly white populations, but not consistently. Our objective was to determine if self-reported early menopause (menopause at an age

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1081-1087
Number of pages7
JournalMenopause
Volume19
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2012

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Keywords

  • Coronary heart disease
  • Early menopause
  • Stroke

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  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Early menopause predicts future coronary heart disease and stroke : The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. / Wellons, Melissa; Ouyang, Pamela; Schreiner, Pamela J.; Herrington, David M.; Vaidya, Dhananjay.

In: Menopause, Vol. 19, No. 10, 10.2012, p. 1081-1087.

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Wellons, Melissa ; Ouyang, Pamela ; Schreiner, Pamela J. ; Herrington, David M. ; Vaidya, Dhananjay. / Early menopause predicts future coronary heart disease and stroke : The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. In: Menopause. 2012 ; Vol. 19, No. 10. pp. 1081-1087.
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