Pill raises risk of bone density loss for younger women

01/18/2010 | HealthDay News

Younger women who take oral contraceptives for more than two years and those who take low-dose estrogen versions have the highest risk of losing bone density, a study found. Researchers said women taking oral contraceptives had average bone mineral density levels 5.9% lower for the spine and 2.3% lower for the whole body than those who didn't take birth control pills.

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