, Volume 36, Issue 1, pp 354-356

Life-style and bone mineral mass in perimenopausal women

Rent the article at a discount

Rent now

* Final gross prices may vary according to local VAT.

Get Access

Summary

The bone mineral content of the forearms was measured in 395 women, aged 49, and correlated with menarche, menopause, parity, lactation, contraceptives, diet, smoking, and physical activity. Late menarche and early menopause were associated with a lower than average bone mineral content whereas the life-style parameters were not.