Menstrual-related fluctuations in Parkinson's disease

Mov Disord. 1986;1(1):85-7. doi: 10.1002/mds.870010112.


Eleven of 12 premenopausal women with idiopathic Parkinson's disease recognised an increased severity of their symptoms for a few days before and during menstruation.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Estrogens / physiology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Menstruation*
  • Middle Aged
  • Parkinson Disease / physiopathology*


  • Estrogens