Directly from Lithuania: Bowel Habits May Be Tied to Severity of Menopause Symptoms

Perceived stress and some gastrointestinal symptoms are associated with menopausal symptoms, according to a study published online Oct. 3 in Menopause.

Ieva Brimienė, M.D., from Vilnius University in Lithuania, and colleagues evaluated the relationship between menopausal symptoms, gastrointestinal symptoms, and stress in women from premenopause to postmenopause. The analysis included survey results from 693 participants.

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