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Can your current or past menstrual cycle offer clues about your longevity?

A study linked irregular or long menstrual cycles defined as 40 days or more.

Throughout adolescence and adulthood to a higher risk of early death before the age of 70.

Compared with that seen in women who had normal or short menstrual cycles.

The study found that the association was stronger for deaths from heart and blood vessel disease and in women who smoked.

Women in the study were on average 38 years old and had no history of cardiovascular disease cancer or diabetes when the study began.

The researchers followed the women for 24 years noting deaths from various causes over time.

The association of early deaths with irregular or long menstrual cycles persisted even after they corrected for other factors such as lifestyle and family history, so irregular and long menstrual cycles have been linked to a shorter life.

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