Bone density in relation to alcohol intake among men and women in the United States

@article{Wosje2006BoneDI,
  title={Bone density in relation to alcohol intake among men and women in the United States},
  author={Karen S. Wosje and Heide J Kalkwarf},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2006},
  volume={18},
  pages={391-400}
}
Studies of postmenopausal women have shown a positive association between BMD and alcohol intake. We found that BMD was higher in men, and possibly postmenopausal women, who drank alcohol compared with those who abstained. Drinking alcohol, but not binge drinking, may benefit bone health of men and postmenopausal women. Osteoporotic fractures account for over 2.5 million physician visits annually for persons ages ≥45 years in the United States. Studies of postmenopausal women show a positive… CONTINUE READING

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