Published in Women's Health Weekly, February 17th, 2005
"Estradiol (E-2) has antioxidant properties. The role of progestins in antioxidant defense is still unknown. We have evaluated the influence of E-2 and E-2 plus medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) on serum lipid peroxide (LPO) levels, a marker of free radical reactions, and serum total antioxidant status (TAS) in postmenopausal women," reported G. Bednarek-Tupikowska and colleagues.
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