Effect of climacteric transition and hormone replacement therapy on body weight and body fat distribution

  title={Effect of climacteric transition and hormone replacement therapy on body weight and body fat distribution},
  author={A. Genazzani and M. Gambacciani},
  journal={Gynecological Endocrinology},
  pages={145 - 150}
  • A. Genazzani, M. Gambacciani
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Gynecological Endocrinology
  • In the present study we evaluated the effects of climacteric modifications on body weight and fat distribution. From women attending a menopause clinic we selected 2175 untreated, normal healthy women who were divided into three groups: premenopausal (n = 540), perimenopausal (n = 750) and postmenopausal (n = 885), and compared them with 354 postmenopausal women receiving different forms of hormone replacement therapy (HRT). The total body fat tissue mass and distribution were analyzed using… CONTINUE READING
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