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Want to delay menopause? Have more sex

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Want to delay menopause? Have more sex

If a woman is not having sex, the body ‘chooses’ not to invest in ovulation as it would be pointless, study finds

Senior features writer

Women who have infrequent sex have a greater risk of entering menopause early, a new study by the University College of London suggests.

Women who engaged in sexual activity every week or month were 28% “less likely to have experienced menopause at any given age” compared to those who didn’t have sex once in a month.

“The most frequent pattern of sexual activity was weekly (64%),” said the first author Megan Arnot, an anthropology researcher at the University College of London...

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