HRT fracture prevention needs calcium and Vitamin D

Oestrogen hormone replacement treatment alone may not reduce fractures in postmenopausal women and must be combined with calcium and vitamin D to have a benefit, a new analysis of the Womens’s Health Initiative shows.

In a study published in the journal Menopause, researchers from the University of California found that neither calcium/vitamin D nor HRT showed no significant effect on fractures when given separately, but there was  a significant reduction in hip

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