Smoking advances menopause ... up to 5 years!

The appearance of menopause it no longer depends only on age or hormones .

Smoke increases the risk of it going forward for 5 years, reveals a study from the University of Pennsylvania reveals that smoking advances menopause for up to 5 years.

The results showed that women who did not smoke had a variant of a gene called CYP3A4 * 1By and it took 14 years to manifest it. While women smokers had menopause 5.09 years after entering the study.

That is, women smokers with the genetic variant entered into menopause around 9 years earlier than women with genetic variants who did not smoke.

In addition, the immune system also weakens over the years and the effects of menopause, but if you have a balanced diet and exercise, this can be reversed.

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