Hong Kong Med J 2007;13(Suppl 4):S44-6
A study of bone mass and bone loss in peri-menopausal Chinese women
SC Ho, J Woo, SSG Chan, CSY Chan, PC Leung
Department of Community and Family Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, China
1. Maintaining lean body mass during and after the menopausal transition helps prevent bone loss.
2. Weight-bearing physical activity helps maintain bone health and retard bone loss.
3. Adequate calcium intake helps maintain bone mineral density and bone mineral content.