Phytotherapy Blog

Michael Thomsen's blog about phytotherapy (herbal medicine)

Hepatic Oestrogen Receptors and Weight Gain In Menopause


Animal studies have shown that ovariectomy is associated with weight gain and fatty liver. During the reproductive years, high plasma content of oestrogens is associated with the blockade of de novo lipid synthesis and changes in lipid transport, with increased clearance of LDL (low-density lipoproteins) and VLDL (very low-density lipoproteins), sy...

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