Could chemicals in makeup be contributing to early menopause?

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We are a culture that is trying to look our best.

Many American women couldn’t imagine life without makeup, hair spray, lotions,  you name it.

But could chemicals in makeup, plastics, and other household products be contributing to early menopause?

Researchers from Washington State University studied the blood and urine of women for over 100 chemicals that may interfere with the natural production and distribution of hormones.

They found evidence that women with the most chemical exposure experience menopause two to four years earlier than women with lower exposure to those same chemicals

Texas OB/GYN Dr. Pari Ghodsi joined us via Skype to talk about this study.

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