Longitudinal Study of Bone Density and its Determinants in Women in Peri- or Early Menopause

Abstract

The evolution of bone mass across menopause as well as the factors related to bone loss were studied in 141 women already assessed 10 years ago while in premenopause. Bone density of the lumbar spine was measured by dual photon absorptiometry. Nutrient intakes, lifestyle habits, data on menopause, and hormone replacement therapy were obtained by… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s002230001161

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