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Savoia, C. and Schiffrin, E.L. (2004) Significance of Recently Identified Peptides in Hypertension: Endothelin, Natriuretic Peptides, Adrenomedulin, Leptin. Medical Clinics of North America, 88, 39-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0025-7125(03)00122-6

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  • TITLE: The Role of Premenstrual Syndrome in the Causation of Arterial Hypertension in Women

    AUTHORS: B. N. Okeahialam

    KEYWORDS: Pre-Menstrual Syndrome, Hypertension, Women, Cause, Hypothesis

    JOURNAL NAME: Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol.4 No.14, September 29, 2014

    ABSTRACT: Introduction: Gender perspectives are gradually generating great interest in health matters. Hypertension is one illness where gender considerations are important. Advancements in knowledge of pathophysiology help in better understanding of diseases and improvements in treatment. Pre-menstrual syndrome has been reported to make hypertension less responsive to treatment. This work was therefore done to see if premenstrual syndrome contributed in some way to hypertension in women. Methodology: All female hypertensives consulting the author in a private specialized hypertension clinic were questioned using the University of Carlifornia at San Diego criteria with a view to determining if they suffered from pre-menstrual syndrome. The control status was also considered for each patient. Females who consulted over the same period and were not hypertensive served as controls. Result: Pre-menstrual syndrome was found to occur more in hypertensive women than normotensive controls; to a statistically significant extent (p