Menopausal effects on risk factors for ischaemic heart disease.

  title={Menopausal effects on risk factors for ischaemic heart disease.},
  author={Calle Bengtsson and Olle Lindquist},
  volume={1 3},
Women of almost identical age but with a different menopausal state were compared in a population study of women, which was carried out in Goteborg, Sweden. The group of women aged 50 comprised about the same number of still menstruating and postmenopausal women and was, therefore, especially suitable for such a comparison. Serum cholesterol and serum triglycerides were higher in postmenopausal than in premenopausal 50-yr-old women and seemed to increase with postmenopausal time. The… CONTINUE READING