Author Interviews, Heart Disease, Menopause / 05.08.2022
Premature Menopause May Increase Risk of Heart Failure and AFib
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Jean Shin Department of Family Medicine Korea University College of Medicine Seoul,Republic of Korea
MedicalResearch.com: What is the background for this study?
Response: Younger age at menopause is a possible risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. However, data on the association among premature menopause, age at menopause, and the risk of heart failure and atrial fibrillation are lacking. We aimed to examine the association of premature menopause and age at menopause with the risk of heart failure and atrial fibrillation. (more…)