Changes in sex hormone-binding globulin plasma concentrations induced by body weight and estrogen status in perimenopausal years

Fiorenza Bruschi, Michele Meschia, Fabio Amicarelli, Elena Bologna, Mariolina Curtarelli, Pier Giorgio Crosignani

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Abstract

A cross-sectional study was conducted on 562 healthy perimenopausal women, with a mean age of 52.6 years, to follow perimenopausal changes in sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) plasma levels during the perimenopausal years. According to menstrual history and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) levels, 398 women were considered postmenopausal, and 164 were premenopausal. Women with a body mass index (BMI) of

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)28-31
Number of pages4
JournalMenopause
Volume4
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1997

Keywords

  • Body mass index
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Perimenopausal years
  • Sex hormone-binding globulin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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