Woman's Doctor: Early onset menopause linked to heart disease

In this Woman's Doctor segment, we look at how premature menopause can be a predictor of heart disease. Women who reach menopause before they are 40 have as much as a 40% increased risk of developing coronary heart disease. That's compared with women who don't go through the transition early. Mercy Medical Center Dr. Terry Hoffman says it's important for women to be screened and managed appropriately.

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