Lower lung function associates with cessation of menstruation: UK Biobank data

  title={Lower lung function associates with cessation of menstruation: UK Biobank data},
  author={Andr{\'e} F. S. Amaral and David P. Strachan and Francisco G{\'o}mez Real and Peter G. J. Burney and Deborah L. Jarvis},
  journal={European Respiratory Journal},
  pages={1288 - 1297}
Little is known about the effect of cessation of menstruation on lung function. The aims of the study were to examine the association of lung function with natural and surgical cessation of menstruation, and assess whether lower lung function is associated with earlier age at cessation of menstruation. The study was performed in 141 076 women from the UK Biobank, who had provided acceptable and reproducible spirometry measurements and information on menstrual status. The associations of lung… 

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