Most knowledge of respiratory changes due to hormones has been gained from studies which were made years ago. Even that knowledge is limited and incomplete. In fact, modem models of the control of respiration do not include or consider the role of hormones (1, 2).


Menstrual Cycle Luteal Phase Respiratory Effect Ventilatory Response Gonadal Hormone 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. A. Lyons
    • 1
  1. 1.Cardiopulmonary Section, Department of MedicineState University of New York Downstate Medical CenterUSA

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