Smoking accelerates the onset of menopause
 According to experts, smoking women, menopause may occur earlier in the year and more. Why is this happening? One reason - smoking affects the production of estrogen. A second -ranee scientists believe that cigarettes contain certain ingredients that kill the egg.

So, smoking not only increases all the previously described health risks, but also brings a climax. At least a year. The study was conducted at the University of Hong Kong, it was attended by six thousand women from the USA, Poland, Turkey and Iran.

It was found that the average non-smokers menopause noted in age from 46 to 51 years, while the smokers come into menopause between 43 and 50.

Menopause signals the end of production of the egg (ovulation), which occurs as a result of falling levels of the female sex hormone estrogen. Smoke to some extent reduces the production of estrogen. But, in addition, scientists believe that in cigarettes has some component that inhibits the production of the egg. While it was not established, but the link between smoking and premature menopause is obvious.

Author: Julia Gnedina