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.

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