The influence of oral contraceptives and habitual physical activity on serum lipids in black adolescents and young women.

@article{Linder1989TheIO,
  title={The influence of oral contraceptives and habitual physical activity on serum lipids in black adolescents and young women.},
  author={Charles W Linder and Robert H Durant and Susan Jay and N Bryant-Pitts},
  journal={Journal of adolescent health care : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={1989},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={275-82}
}
The effects of oral contraceptive use and habitual physical activity on serum cholesterol and lipoproteins were studied in 37 black females ages 16 to 28 years over a 3-month period. By the third month of oral contraceptive use, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels were lower and the low-density lipoprotein (LDL) to HDL ratio and total serum cholesterol (T… CONTINUE READING