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Climacteric syndrome and body-weight

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1 II Institute of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Chair of Physiopathology of Human Reproduction - University of Bari (Italy)
Clin. Exp. Obstet. Gynecol. 1997, 24(3), 163–166;
Published: 10 September 1997
Abstract

A retrospective study on 181 women who attended the menopausal out-patient clinic of Physiopathology of Human Reproduc­tion at Bari University Hospital throughout 1995, has been carried out to evaluate the relation between body-weight (valued as BMI) and the climacteric syndrome. From the data we have discovered that hot flushes and sweating are more common in women with greater body-weight. Also, women with BMI >23.8 were found to have a lower level of education.

Keywords
BMI
Body-weight
Hot flushes
Climacteric syndrome
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