Heavy metals tied to anti-Müllerian hormone levels, faster decline at menopause transition

Exposure to heavy metals, such as arsenic, cadmium and mercury, was associated with lower anti-Müllerian hormone concentrations and/or increased decline during the menopause transition, researchers reported.
“Widespread exposure to toxins in heavy metals may have a big impact on health problems linked to earlier aging of the ovaries in middle-aged women, such as hot flashes, bone weakening and osteoporosis, higher chances of heart disease and cognitive decline,” Sung Kyun Park, ScD, MPH, associate professor of epidemiology and environmental health sciences at the School of Public

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