12 August 2010

Cholesterol Levels Fluctuate With Menstrual Cycle

Readings should be done at the same time in woman's cycle, researchers say

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"Doctors who are looking at women [for] high cholesterol have to take into account the phase of the menstrual cycle they are at when they take the measurement," said study co-author Enrique F. Schisterman, chief of the Epidemiology Branch at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.


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