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endocrine disruptors and menopause
About 15 years ago, a gynaecologist told me that over the 40 years of his
career, he had seen the average age of menopause rise by about ten years,
from about 40 to 50 years old, I think. I don't know what his grounds were
for saying this- observation of his patients, or women in the UK or the
world - I wasn't environmentally aware in those days, so I didn't think
about the remark. He attributed this to better heath and diet, I think.
However, I've been wondering recently, whether this statistic is true, and
if so, whether anyone has done any studies of whether this could be yet
another side-effect of endocrine disrupting chemicals.