Osteoporosis and Fractures in Postmenopausal Women Using Estrogen – (12-05-02)

Osteoporosis, Fractures in Postmenopausal Women Using Estrogen

The house of cards is certainly coming down. Here we see a ten year study on ERT use and risk of fractures. Basically, the results do show ERT users as “somewhat” better protected. “Somewhat??” Increased risk of breast and endometrial cancer and heart disease and all we get is “somewhat” better protected? And, for those of you into research statistics, the p value was only .05 (the p value is an indicator of how likely these results were due to pure chance and not a protective effect). A p value of .05 is not really anything to brag about.

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.