12/05/2008

Arthralgias, bodily aches and pains and somatic complaints in midlife women: etiology, pathophysiology and differential diagnosis


Alexander J.L. Dennerstein L. Woods N.F. Halbreich U. Kotz K. Richardson G. Graziottin A. Sherman J.J.
Arthralgias, bodily aches and pains and somatic complaints in midlife women: etiology, pathophysiology and differential diagnosis
Expert Rev. Neurotherapeutics, 2007 Nov; 7 (11 Suppl): S15-26

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Somatic symptoms characterized by arthralgias, bodily aches and pains, musculoskeletal pain and joint pain have been investigated in a number of menopause and depression studies. Although depression is one of the most common causes of bodily aches and pains, and arthralgias, these same symptoms are also commonly associated with a natural menopause, surgical menopause and menopause induced by chemotherapy in breast cancer treatment.

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