Increased Cortisol Level: A Possible Link Between Climacteric Symptoms and Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Angelo Cagnacci, MD, PhD; Marianna Cannoletta, MD; Simona Caretto, MD; Renata Zanin, MD; Anjeza Xholli, MD; Annibale Volpe, MD


Menopause. 2011;18(3):273-278. 

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Prospective studies aimed to decrease cortisol exposure, even by an early treatment of vasomotor and psychological complaints, will be necessary to test whether cortisol modification is relevant for the health of postmenopausal women.


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