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Asthma and the menstrual cycle: The effect of hormonal contraception

Forbes, L. (2000) Asthma and the menstrual cycle: The effect of hormonal contraception. Asthma Journal, 5 (4). pp. 176-178. ISSN 1363-268X. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

The effects of female sex hormones on the incidence and severity of asthma are not fully understood. Hormonal contraception is likely to be safe for women with asthma, but we do not yet know whether taking the Pill alleviates premenstrual or severe asthma symptoms.

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Uncontrolled keywords: sex hormone; asthma; bronchus hyperactivity; disease exacerbation; female; hormonal contraception; immune system; menopause; menstrual cycle
Subjects: R Medicine
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Lindsay Forbes
Date Deposited: 28 Oct 2019 19:35 UTC
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2019 14:36 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/77955 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Forbes, L.: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4654-9520
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