Ah, menopause. We knew you weren't going to be pleasant but do you really have to stick around so long?

Menopause: A natural decline in reproductive hormones when a woman reaches her 40s or 50s.

Now a new study from Wake Forest University's school of medicine, reveals that women who start having these symptoms earlier usually suffer them for longer than the average and symptoms and length vary across different races and ethnicity.

Read more at NBC.com