Menopause and treatments

@article{Ringa2004MenopauseAT,
  title={Menopause and treatments},
  author={Virginie Ringa},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={9},
  pages={695-707}
}
  • V. Ringa
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Quality of Life Research
Postmenopausal women comprise close to 10% of the world population. Their quality of life can be affected by menopausal symptoms or diseases associated with the postmenopausal period and by the effects, beneficial or negative, of curative or preventive therapies prescribed for these disorders. Many symptoms have been reported to be associated with menopause, but the question still remains of which are attributable to menopause and which to other causes. Osteoporosis and cardiovascular diseases… 

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