The effect of hormone replacement therapy and exercise on cardiovascular disease risk factors in postmenopausal women.

@article{Haddock2000TheEO,
  title={The effect of hormone replacement therapy and exercise on cardiovascular disease risk factors in postmenopausal women.},
  author={Bryan Haddock and Harry Marshak and J J Mason and Glen G Blix},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={
          39-49
        }
}
Following menopause, women show an increased risk of heart disease to a level equal that of men. This elevated risk is thought to be due, at least partly, to changes in blood lipid and fibrinogen levels. The purpose of this article is to review the published research on the relationship between both exercise and hormone replacement with regards to common cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors and the relative importance of each. Menopause is associated with increased total serum cholesterol… CONTINUE READING

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