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Hip Fractures Increase in Women After Stopping Hormones

by | November 30th, 2011

Hip Fractures Increase in Women After Stopping Hormones

A recent study published in November 2011 of Menopause has found that women who discontinue postmenopausal hormone replacement had a significant increase in hip fractures. The protective affect of hormone replacement therapy on bones is well document and the study showed that this protective effect disappeared within 2 years after stopping hormone therapy.

J. Kyle Mathews, MD

Plano OB Gyn Associates

Plano Urogyn

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Dr. J. Kyle Mathews is an expert in the field of Urogynecology, minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery, and reconstructive gynecologic surgery. Dr. Mathews is board certified and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as the American College of Surgeons. With over two decades of experience, Dr. Mathews is one of the most experienced surgeons in north Texas.

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