Journal of Allergy & Therapy

Journal of Allergy & Therapy
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ISSN: 2155-6121

I. Ararem

I. Ararem


  • Research Article
    Sex Hormones Effects on the Control of Menopausal Asthma
    Author(s): S. Aissani, I. Ararem, H. Haouichat, M.E. Haffaf and A. ZitouniS. Aissani, I. Ararem, H. Haouichat, M.E. Haffaf and A. Zitouni

    Introduction: Asthma can persist after menopause but can also occur in pre- or post-menopause. The aging of the bronchial tree and the fall of the hormones during the menopause can influence the control of asthma. Methods and methods: This is a prospective descriptive study from 2011 to 2017. It involved 106 postmenopausal asthmatic patients divided into two groups according to the onset of asthma before or after menopause. These women received prick tests for the most common allergens, spirometry and a dosage of progesterone and estradiol. Results: These asthmatics are 45 to 70 years old with an average age of 58.39 ± 7.32 years. They have an average body mass index (BMI) of 28.83 ± 5.68 kg/m2. The almost exclusively passive smoking exposure is found in more than half of the cases. When ast.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-6121.1000275

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