Effects of menopause and hormone replacement therapy on plasma lipids, lipoproteins and LDL-receptor activity.

@article{Abbey1999EffectsOM,
  title={Effects of menopause and hormone replacement therapy on plasma lipids, lipoproteins and LDL-receptor activity.},
  author={Mavis Abbey and Andrew Owen and M Suzakawa and Paris Roach and Paul John Nestel},
  journal={Maturitas},
  year={1999},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={259-69}
}
A cross-sectional study of ninety six women was conducted to examine the effect of menopause and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on plasma lipids, lipoproteins and oxidation of low density lipoproteins. The sample consisted of 26 premenopausal women, 26 postmenopausal women taking no replacement hormones and 43 postmenopausal women on hormone replacement therapy. Postmenopausal women not taking replacement hormones had significantly higher plasma cholesterol, low density lipoprotein (LDL… CONTINUE READING

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