Battling bone loss

Hannon, Kerry; Smith, Anne Kates
May 1994
U.S. News & World Report;5/9/94, Vol. 116 Issue 18, p71
Advises that women who take synthetic thyroid hormones run a greater risk of developing osteoporosis, the bone-thinning disease. New study published in `Journal of the American Medical Association' which shows that when women take estrogen along with hormones like Synthroid, they reduce that risk; New test called the thyroid stimulating hormone blood test; Recommendations from the National Osteoporosis Foundation; Contact point.


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