Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0070aep1090 | Hot topics (including COVID-19) | ECE2020

Climacteric symptoms and stress management techniques in peri- and early postmenopausal women

Armeni Eleni , Augoulea Areti , Palaiologou Anastasia , Christidi Foteini , Soureti Anastasia , Alexandrou Andreas , Panoulis Konstantinos , Chroussos Georgios , Zervas Ioannis , Lambrinoudaki Irene

Introduction: The hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian and/or adrenal axis as well as the autonomous nervous system affect significantly the intensity of menopausal symptoms Pre-existing levels of stress may affect the individual perception of menopausal symptoms. We aimed to evaluate the efficacy of a structured stress management program to reduce levels of stress and severity of climacteric symptoms, in a sample of middle-aged Greek women.Methods: The sample...

ea0022p773 | Thyroid | ECE2010

Antenatal thyroid function and postpartum mood disturbances

Lambrinoudaki Irene , Rizos Demetrios , Armeni Eleni , Pliatsika Paraskevi , Leonardou Angeliki , Sygelou Angeliki , Argeitis John , Spentzou Georgia , Hasiakos Dimitrios , Zervas Ioannis , Papadias Constantinos

Background: Postpartum mood disturbances occur very often in otherwise healthy women, whereas thyroid function is affected during a normal pregnancy. We examined whether thyroid hormone levels in women free from thyroid dysfunction associate with the prevalence of postpartum mood disturbances.Methods: This cross-sectional study included 57 Greek women. Concentrations of thyroid hormones (free T3, free T4, TSH) and anti...