Search for dissertations about: "postmenopausal symptoms"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 swedish dissertations containing the words postmenopausal symptoms.

  1. 1. Vasomotor symptoms in postmenopausal women : the role of acupuncture and calcitonin gene-related peptide

    Author : Yvonne Wyon; Britt-Marie Landgren; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : A majority of postmenopausal women experience vasomotor symptoms, which have a significant impact on the women's quality of life. Estrogens are the treatment of choice but can for different reasons not be used by all women. There is therefore a great need for viable alternative treatments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Primary hyperparathyroidism of postmenopausal women : Prospective population-based case-control analysis on prevalence, clinical findings and treatment

    Author : Ewa Lundgren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; primary hyperparathyroidism; prevalence; symptoms; morbidity; and treatment; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi; Surgery; kirurgi;

    Abstract : The need of prospective studies on prevalence, clinical features and treatment of mild primary hyperparathyroidism (HPT) has been emphasised. Population-based screening was performed in 5 202 women attending screening mammography at 55-75 years of age. HPT was diagnosed in 2.1% of the women, and almost one third of them were normocalcemic. READ MORE

  3. 3. The climacteric. Management and attitudes among women and physicians

    Author : Louise Thunell; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : climacteric; epidemiology; longitudinal; climacteric symptoms; hormone replacement therapy; attitudes; knowledge; gynecologists; postmenopausal; type 2 diabetes; hyperandrogenicity; glucose homeostasis; lipids; PAI-1;

    Abstract : Aims: Paper I: To longitudinally assess the prevalence of climacteric symptoms, the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and life-style factors in the same women in 1992 (aged 46-62 years) and in 1998 (aged 52-68 years). Paper II: To study changes in (i) the prevalence of HRT use and (ii) attitudes and knowledge about the climacteric among 46-62 years old women resident in Göteborg 1992 and 1998. READ MORE

  4. 4. Experience of adjuvant treatment among postmenopausal women with breast cancer - Health-Related Quality of Life, symptom experience, stressful events and coping strategies

    Author : Maria Browall; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Breast cancer; Postmenopausal; Health-Related Quality of Life; Overall Quality of Life; Quality of Life; Content Analysis; Daily life; Experience; Symptom exprience; Stressful events; Coping; Coping strategies;

    Abstract : In Sweden, breast cancer is today the most common type of cancer among women. Of the approximately 7,059 women who developed the disease in Sweden during 2006, about 73% were postmenopausal and aged 55 or older at time of diagnosis, and about 33% were aged 70 or older. READ MORE

  5. 5. Applied relaxation as treatment of vasomotor symptoms in postmenopausal women

    Author : Elisabeth Nedstrand; Aila Collins; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Vasomotor symptoms often disturb the night sleep and may lead to tiredness and mood disturbances. Many women who suffer from vasomotor symptoms ask for medical help and are often prescribed hormonal treatment. READ MORE