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Early Menopause Linked to Increased Risk of Heart Failure.

First Posted: May 14, 2014 10:41 AM EDT As previous studies have demonstrated a link between early menopause and heart disease, recent research looks at early menopause, heart failure and the role smoking plays in the problem.

Read the article on Science World Report

Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Early menopause means an early increase in insulin levels as estrogen levels drop. If you are eating a diet rich in omega-6 fatty acids, this increases insulin levels and becomes a sure-fire prescription for increased inflammation that leads to increased risk of heart failure.

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