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Menopause

26 May 2011

Mom’s menopause linked to yours

The age at which women go through menopause depends a lot on when their relatives did, according to new study findings.

The age at which women go through menopause depends a lot on when their relatives did, according to new study findings.

"Genes have an important effect on age at menopause, but lifestyle also matters, and so women can affect their age at menopause by their behaviours," study author Danielle Morris at the Institute of Cancer Research in the UK said.

 

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