Effect of Ramadan Fasting on Stress Neurohormones in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

  title={Effect of Ramadan Fasting on Stress Neurohormones in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome },
  author={Farideh Zafari Zangeneh and Reza Salman Yazdi and Mohammad Mehdi Naghizadeh and Nasrin Abedinia},
  booktitle={Journal of family & reproductive health},
OBJECTIVE To determine the effects of Ramadan fasting on serum levels of stress neurohormones in Iranian women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). MATERIALS AND METHODS This study was a clinical trial and was performed during July 2011 (month of Ramadan) in Royan institute, Tehran. A total of 40 women who were aged 20-40 years and known cases of PCOS and had no other medical diseases were included in the study. They were divided into two groups as follows: (i) study group (n = 20) who… CONTINUE READING
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