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Publication Name World Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Manuscript ID 2975
Country/Territory United Kingdom
Received
2013-03-29 12:26
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2013-03-29 14:41
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2013-04-16 09:16
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2013-04-18 19:39
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2013-04-24 04:05
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2013-06-18 09:57
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2013-06-19 00:03
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2013-09-11 00:33
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2013-11-17 20:09
ISSN 2218-6220 (online)
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Publisher Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, USA
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Category Obstetrics and Gynecology
Manuscript Type Therapeutics Advances
Article Title Folic acid supplementation: The new dawn for postmenopausal women with hot flushes
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Ayman AA Ewies
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding author Ayman A A Ewies, MBChB, MSc, FRCOG, MD, Consultant Gynaecologist, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, Birmingham City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QH, West Midlands, United Kingdom. aymanewies@hotmail.com
Keywords Folic acid; Hot flushes; Menopause; Noradrenaline; Serotonin
Core Tip Hormone replacement therapy usage by postmenopausal women with hot flushes causes concerns over possible increased risks particularly breast cancer. The improved longevity of women in general and breast cancer survivors in particular, and the limited success shown by the non-hormonal alternatives made it imperative to find a therapy that is effective and safe. It is hypothesized that folic acid supplementation may ameliorate hot flushes by the same mechanism as estrogen supplementation, i.e., by reducing noradrenaline and increasing serotonin neurotransmitters. This article discusses the rationale, potential role, mechanisms of action and safety issues related to its use in these women.
Publish Date 2013-11-17 20:09
Citation Ewies AAA. Folic acid supplementation: The new dawn for postmenopausal women with hot flushes. World J Obstet Gynecol 2013; 2(4): 87-93
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/2218-6220/full/v2/i4/87.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.5317/wjog.v2.i4.87
Full Article (PDF) WJOG-2-87.pdf
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