Combined Impact of Smoking

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Combined Impact of Smoking, Early Menopause on Mortality
The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (2015, August 5). Combined impact of smoking, early menopause on mortality: Current smokers who experienced early menopause expected to die 2.6 years earlier. ScienceDaily. Retrieved September 25, 2015 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/08/150805075236.htm

This article takes findings from The Journal of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS). This was a Swedish study and it showed how the effects smoking on age, menopause, and even mortality. Horrible reports of younger age at menopause have been recorded, but have been since changed after taking into account new factors. The study followed women for 16 years. Recorded was a smaller median age of women at death at 40 and 60 years was 1.3 years. Cigarette smoking has proven to allow menopause to effect you at a younger age. Smoking is a not only effects menopause, but that falls into mortality effects. The smoking can cause estrogen deficiency on women. The study proved that nonsmokers had a later menopause time and also more likely to use hormone therapy. The study shows how woman can without knowing delay chances or increase chances of menopause with one single bad habit. Analyzing this article I believe it makes valid points. As a woman I want to take as many precautions as possible with my body. Smoking is proven to increase health related damages in the body. Women and probably men too want to stay young as long as possible, and smoking causes your body to jumpstart on aging. So I do agree on the points it makes. However, I don’t think like how the article doesn’t mention how they tested the woman for menopause to actually confirm their research results. My usage on this article will be from a popular source of Science Daily. I am using this to argue continued effects of smoking. The…...

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