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Heavy Metals Are Toxic to Ovaries, May Lead to Earlier Menopause

January 25, 2024

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Presented by Michigan News

A study conducted by the University of Michigan suggests that middle-aged women with elevated levels of heavy metals are more likely to have depleted ovarian function and egg reserves, which may lead to earlier arrival of menopause and its negative health effects. Researchers found that in women approaching menopause, cadmium, arsenic, and mercury were present in their during and were connected to low levels of anti-Mullerian hormone.

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