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Irregular Periods in Teens Linked to Health Risks: Study

Reuters,  May 23, 2011
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Teenagers who have irregular periods are more likely to be overweight and obese and to have early warning signs of diabetes and heart disease than those with regular menstrual cycles, a study said. While the link between irregular periods and heart disease and diabetes is well-established in older women, the findings, published in Fertility and Sterility, suggest that doctors might be able to identify this risk much earlier — and try to do something about it.

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