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Menopause is a natural part of aging. As you age, the number and quality of your eggs decline, hormone levels fluctuate, and your menstrual cycle becomes less predictable until it finally stops completely.

Causes of early menopause

Certain lifestyle choices and medical treatments can cause or are linked to an earlier menopause, including:

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Last Updated: April 30, 2013
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