Evaluation of the presence and severity of menopausal symptoms among postmenopausal women screened for the metabolic syndrome.

@article{Chedraui2014EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the presence and severity of menopausal symptoms among postmenopausal women screened for the metabolic syndrome.},
  author={Peter A. Chedraui and Faustino R P{\'e}rez-L{\'o}pez and Luis Antonio Hidalgo and Diego Villacreses and Andrea Dom{\'i}nguez and Gustavo S Escobar and Andrea Riccardo Genazzani and Tommaso Simoncini},
  journal={Gynecological endocrinology : the official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology},
  year={2014},
  volume={30 12},
  pages={918-24}
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of the metabolic syndrome (METS) increases after the menopause. Reports indicate that the METS and its components, especially obesity, enhance the intensity of menopausal symptoms. OBJECTIVE Assess the frequency and severity of menopausal symptoms in postmenopausal women. Factors related to the symptom severity were also analyzed… CONTINUE READING