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Effect of Menopause, Anthropometry, Nutrition and Lifestyle on Bone Status of Women in the Northern Mediterranean

In Mediterranean women, effects of menopause, age, anthropometry, nutrition and lifestyle on bone parameters were assessed. Broad Ultrasonic Attenuation and Speed of Sound were negatively predicted by menopause. Numerous effects were determined in postmenopausal compared to premenopausal women.


Objective: The purpose of this study was to explore the influence of age, menopause, anthropometry, nutrition and lifestyle on bone status of women of the Northern Mediterranean Region of Croatia, which is considered the Adriatic Coast of Southeast Europe.

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e-Published: 15 Oct, 2013
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