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Table 2 Health implications of early or late menarcheal age

From: Determinants of menarche

Early menarche Late menarche
Abdominal type obesity Osteoporosis
Insulin resistance Adolescent depression
Glucose intolerance Social anxiety symptoms
Cardiovascular risk  
Coronary heart disease  
Increased bone mineral density  
Increased cancer mortality