Keywords : disease severity
Impact of sex hormone fluctuations on functional health status and menopause rating scale among postmenopausal RA patients
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2021, Volume 8, Issue 2, Pages 2390-2400
Introduction: Women with RA have higher grades of disease activity and more declines in health status than men with RA; this recommends a relationship between estrogen and disease activity and severity.
Aim: Our aim was to detect the effect of sex hormone fluctuations and menopause on functional disability and quality of life of postmenopausal RA patients.