Menopause, Vitamin E & Your Bones

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If you’re a woman, sometime in your life your doctor will talk to you about menopause and your bone density.  As your hormones change, they have a huge effect on bone mineral density.

A new study looked at 232 postmenopausal women to see if there was any association between osteoporosis and various factors such as body mass index, alcohol intake and vitamin status.  They found that lower vitamin E levels were associated with osteoporosis.  

You should be getting some vitamin E if you take a multivitamin.  Otherwise you can take it as a separate supplement to add to your regimen.

J Bone Miner Metab. 2013

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