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Low estrogen levels may boost your risk for certain medical conditions, like osteoporosis, colon and ovarian cancer, periodontal (gum) disease, tooth loss, and cataracts. When menopause starts early, you go longer without the protective benefits of estrogen, so your risk is even higher.

From: Premature Menopause WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: North American Menopause Society.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on August 04, 2018

SOURCE: North American Menopause Society.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on August 04, 2018

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