Prevalence and Features Associated With Restless Leg Syndrome in Postmenopausal Females


Unaldi Karaer H., Kaplan Y., Kurt S., DEMİRTÜRK F.

JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES-TURKISH, cilt.31, ss.578-585, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 31 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES-TURKISH
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.578-585

Özet

Background: Animal and human studies have shown that estrogen modulates dopaminergic activity. The hypoestrogenic state associated with menopause, characterized by a decreased ovarian follicular response to gonadotropins and estrogen, affects the nervous system at multiple anatomical or functional sites.