Premenstrual asthma: prevalence, cycle-to-cycle variability and relationship to oral contraceptive use and menstrual symptoms.

@article{Murphy2008PremenstrualAP,
  title={Premenstrual asthma: prevalence, cycle-to-cycle variability and relationship to oral contraceptive use and menstrual symptoms.},
  author={Vanessa E Murphy and Peter G Gibson},
  journal={The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma},
  year={2008},
  volume={45 8},
  pages={696-704}
}
The prevalence of asthma is higher in women than men of reproductive age and almost half of all hospitalisations for asthma in women occur during the perimenstrual phase of the cycle. The mechanisms of premenstrual asthma (PMA) are unknown and a definition of PMA has not been clearly presented in the literature. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of PMA using a variety of definitions, to investigate the cycle-to-cycle variation in PMA, the effects of oral contraceptive… CONTINUE READING
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