Multiple sclerosis at menopause: Potential neuroprotective effects of estrogen.


Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune demyelinating and neurodegenerative condition of the central nervous system that preferentially afflicts women more than men. Low estrogen states such as menopause and the postpartum period favor exacerbations of multiple sclerosis in women with the disease. Existing and emerging evidence suggests a role for estrogen… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2014.11.013