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Smoking Causes PMS

In National News on January 6, 2009 at 11:06 am

smokingA study in the Journal of Epidemiology has found that female smokers, especially younger women (think teens!), have higher rates of PMS. Current smokers were 2.1 times as likely as never smokers to develop PMS. Total packs smoked per year, and smoking during adolescence and young adulthood were also independently associated with a higher risk of PMS.

So the more packs young women smoke, and the younger they start smoking, the more likely they are to be miserable at “that time of the month.” Just another incentive to never start smoking…

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