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Estrogen replacement has no effect on weight
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.
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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