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    Estrogen replacement has no effect on weight


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    Saturday, April 24, 2004 4:21 am Email this article
    ESTROGEN REPLACEMENT is not associated with weight gain or an increase in belly fat commonly seen in postmenopausal women according to a 15-year study.

    The study, published in the Journal of American Medical Association, involved 671 women ages 65 to 94.

    REFERENCE

    Kritz-Silverstein D, Barrett-Connor E. Long-term postmenopausal hormone use, obesity, and fat distribution in older women. Jama, 1996 Jan 3, 275(1):46-9.

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