Comprehensive Therapy

, Volume 27, Issue 1, pp 65–71 | Cite as

Menstrual cycle effects on common medical conditions

  • Allison M. Case
  • Robert L. Reid
Original Article


Menstrual cycle-related exacerbation of common medical conditions such as migraine, epilepsy, asthma, irritable bowel syndrome, and diabetes, is a well-recognized phenomenon. Accurate documentation of symptoms on a menstrual calendar allows identification of women with cyclic alterations in disease activity.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Allison M. Case
    • 1
  • Robert L. Reid
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Royal University HospitalUniversity of SaskatchewanSaskatoonCanada
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics and GynaecologyQueen's University Kingston General HospitalKingstonCanada

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