Cyclic variations of bone resorption mediators and markers in the different phases of the menstrual cycle

@article{Mozzanega2013CyclicVO,
  title={Cyclic variations of bone resorption mediators and markers in the different phases of the menstrual cycle},
  author={Bruno Mozzanega and Salvatore Gizzo and Daniela Bernardi and Luigi Salmaso and Tito Silvio Patrelli and Roberto Mioni and L. Finos and Giovanni Nardelli},
  journal={Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism},
  year={2013},
  volume={31},
  pages={461-467}
}
Female hormones are very important in regulating bone homeostasis; the drop of estrogen levels occurring at menopause is linked to a dramatic prevalence of bone resorption on formation. Only a small number of studies investigated the relationship between changes in circulating female sex hormones and the markers and mediators of bone homeostasis and they showed conflicting results. To explore such relationships we studied 20 young fertile healthy women, aged between 19 and 32 years. None had… CONTINUE READING