Sex hormones in postmenopausal women receiving low-dose hormone therapy: the effect of BMI.

@article{Lambrinoudaki2011SexHI,
  title={Sex hormones in postmenopausal women receiving low-dose hormone therapy: the effect of BMI.},
  author={Irene Lambrinoudaki and Eleni Armeni and Demetrios A Rizos and Eythimios Deligeoroglou and Panagiotis Kofinakos and George J Kaparos and Andreas Alexandrou and Maria G Creatsa and Emmanuel Logothetis and Evangelia E Kouskouni},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2011},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={988-93}
}
The aim of our study was to evaluate the effect of BMI on the change in circulating sex hormone in postmenopausal women during 6 months of oral continuous combined low-dose hormone therapy (HT). Fifty postmenopausal women were allocated to receive daily one tablet containing combination of 17β-estradiol (1 mg)/norethindrone acetate (0.5 mg) for 6 months. Serum levels of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), estradiol, total testosterone, sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG), free androgen index… CONTINUE READING

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