Relationship of Serum Sex Steroid Levels and Bone Mineral Density 1998

admin LL Hormones and Osteoporosis

Estrogen levels are a predictor of Bone Mineral Density in both aging men and post-menopausal women.  Age-related bone loss may be the result of Estrogen deficiency not just in postmenopausal women, but also in men. In conclusion: in aging men, estrogen is the dominant sex steroid regulating bone resorption.

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