Is hormone replacement therapy associated with an increased risk of irritable bowel syndrome?

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Hormonal status could be involved in the occurrence of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The authors examined the risk of developing IBS in women using hormone replacement therapy (HRT). METHODS Women 50-69 years old with at least one prescription for HRT during 1994-1999 were identified from the General Practice Research Database in the UK (n=40… (More)

Topics

Cite this paper

@article{Ruigmez2003IsHR, title={Is hormone replacement therapy associated with an increased risk of irritable bowel syndrome?}, author={Ana Ruig{\'o}mez and L Garc{\'i}a Rodr{\'i}guez and Saga M. Johansson and Mari-Ann Wallander}, journal={Maturitas}, year={2003}, volume={44 2}, pages={133-40} }