The association between heavy metals, endometriosis and uterine myomas among premenopausal women: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2002.

@article{Jackson2008TheAB,
  title={The association between heavy metals, endometriosis and uterine myomas among premenopausal women: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2002.},
  author={Leila W. Jackson and Melissa D. Zullo and Jeffery M Goldberg},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={679-87}
}
BACKGROUND It has been hypothesized that exposure to exogenous estrogens may be associated with endometriosis and uterine myomas. We sought to investigate the association between heavy metals which have been shown to be hormonally active and these disorders using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2002. METHODS Women aged… CONTINUE READING