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July 20, 2017

Women’s Wellness: Are your asthma symptoms worse during your period?

Menstruation and asthma flare-ups — How your monthly cycle can worsen your asthma. The information below is written by Dr. James Li and provided on mayoclinic.com. Just before and during your period, progesterone and estrogen levels decrease. In some women, these hormone changes may worsen asthma. The relationship between hormones and asthma is complex, varies from person to person and isn't fully understood. Other changes in a woman's life, in addition to the menstrual cycle, can cause shifts in hormone levels that may worsen…

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