Impact of soy supplementation on sex steroids and vascular inflammation markers in postmenopausal women using tibolone: role of equol production capability.

OBJECTIVES Tibolone is often taken concurrently with soy. Tibolone, soy and equol-producing capacity each affect vascular health, whereas their concomitant effects are unknown. We studied the effects of soy on sex steroids and vascular inflammation markers in long-term tibolone users. METHODS Postmenopausal women (n = 110) on tibolone were screened with a… CONTINUE READING