estrogen replacement might help prevent OSTEOARTHRITIS
Growing evidence suggests estrogen replacement might help prevent OSTEOARTHRITIS...in addition to preventing osteoporosis.
A recent report suggests that women taking estrogen are about 40% less likely to develop osteoarthritis of the hip. The benefit is greatest for those who take it over 10 years.
In October, we told you that vitamin D seems to slow the progression of osteoarthritis in the knee.