OB-GYN Blogs by Dr. Nanette Santoro

Dr. Nanette Santoro | CU OB-GYN | Denver, COAbout the author

Dr. Nanette Santoro has been an active clinician and researcher in Reproductive Endocrinology since 1986.

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Dem Bones

After menopause, in many women, the loss of estrogen leads to a slight excess of resorption over formation, but both processes are still ongoing. The net effect, over time, is bone loss and eventually osteopenia or osteoporosis.