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Sleep, body fat, reaction time linked to urinary symptoms during menopause

March 23, 2015

During and after menopause, urinary complaints are common and have been linked to belly fat, poor sleep and slowed reaction time, according to recent study findings published in Menopause.

“This study was undertaken to estimate the prevalence and predictors of storage [lower urinary tract symptoms] in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women attending a menopause clinic,” the researchers wrote.

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