Assessment of bone mineral density should be considered earlier in perimenopausal women with vasomotor symptoms.

@article{Tural2009AssessmentOB,
  title={Assessment of bone mineral density should be considered earlier in perimenopausal women with vasomotor symptoms.},
  author={Alper Tural and Tevfik Yoldemir and Mithat Erenus},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={107 2},
  pages={
          114-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationship between vasomotor symptoms (hot flashes) and osteopenia or osteoporosis in perimenopausal women. METHOD In this cross-sectional study 79 perimenopausal women aged between 45 and 55 years and seen at the Gynecology or Menopause Outpatient Clinic of Marmara University School of Medicine were allotted to one of 2 groups according to the presence or absence of hot flashes. The groups were then compared for bone mineral density (BMD) of the lumbar… CONTINUE READING

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