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A Journal on Internal Medicine

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ISSN 0026-4806

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Minerva Medica 2007 June;98(3):191-201

WOMAN’S HEALTH 

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Menopause and related problems

Gambacciani M., Pepe A.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Pisa University Hospital, Pisa, Italy

Due to the increase in life expectancy and the constant age at menopause, women at the West, can now expect to spend more than 1/3 of their lifetime after menopause. This leads to increased concern regarding not only short-term symptoms, but also long-term consequences of estrogens deficiency. Understanding the natural history of menopausal symptoms and long-term consequences of estrogen deficiency requires long-term data on numerous women from different backgrounds. We have evaluated scientific evidences for the association between menopause and somatic or psychological problems; the temporal association of different symptoms with stage of the menopausal transition and the consistency of risk factors for symptoms.

language: English


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