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Body mass index and gynecological factors as determinants of bone mass in healthy Moroccan women.

Authors
  • El Maghraoui, Abdellah
  • Guerboub, Ahmed Anas
  • Mounach, Aziza
  • Ghozlani, Imad
  • Nouijai, Abderrazak
  • Ghazi, Mirieme
  • Achemlal, Lahsen
  • Bezza, Ahmed
  • Tazi, Mohamed Adnane
Type
Published Article
Journal
Maturitas
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Apr 20, 2007
Volume
56
Issue
4
Pages
375–382
Identifiers
PMID: 17134857
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Bone loss in women older than 40 is a function of aging, parity and years since menopause; and there is a definite bone-protective effect of body mass weight. Further studies are required to evaluate the role of these parameters in the fracture risk.

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