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Perimenstrual Asthma: A Common but Unstudied Condition


Even though 30% to 40% of women with asthma report worsening of symptoms around the time of their menstrual period, few studies—and no randomized controlled trials—of potential therapies have provided insights into the cause and cure of perimenstrual asthma.


Vrieze A et al. Perimenstrual asthma: a syndrome without known cause or cure. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003;112:271–82.