Volume 2 (2016) - Issue 7, July
AN EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDY ON PREVALENCE OF CHRONIC DISEASES IN POST-MENOPAUSAL WOMEN IN MUMBAI AND KARACHI
Introduction: Menopause, or the permanent cessation of menstruation, is one of the significant stages in the normal development in a woman’s life. During menopause, women undergo series of endocrinal and biological changes that are associated with increased prevalence of chronic conditions such as type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, osteoporosis, dyslipidemia, and obesity. Objective: Present...