East is east and West is west: perspectives on the menopause in Asia and The West.

  • Rodney J Baber
  • Published 2014 in
    Climacteric : the journal of the International…


There is a school of thought that believes that menopausal symptoms are a peculiarly 'Western' phenomenon, not experienced by women from other regions and particularly not from Asia where, it has been claimed, dietary, social and cultural factors afforded protection for women living in that region. More recently, studies conducted in multi-ethnic… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/13697137.2013.830607


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