Postmenopause is a reduction to female reproductive system due to physiological, pathological or surgical removal of any female reproduction system parts making a broad hormonal change that affect normal metabolism and body functions making the postmenopausal female at risk factor for serious metabolic diseases as diabetes mellitus or dyslipidemia.
Aim: The aim of this study to measure triglycerides, cholesterol, HDL, and LDL among apparently healthy postmenopausal women.
Methods: In a case cross sectional study conducted in the period from March 2016 to June 2016, a total of a 50 postmenopausal women and 50 healthy appearance premenopausal women as control group the age group ranged from (17-89) years old were enrolled in this study.
Results: The total number of subjects included in the study was 100 females, the study conducted in Khartoum state during the period from 1st of March 2016 until 30th June 2016(1 month). This study showed that the mean of plasma, cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL, LDL level, of test group significantly increased when compared with control group (P-value 0.000, 0.000, 0.000, 0.000) respectively.
Conclusion: There was increased level of plasma Cholesterol, Triglyceride and LDL in postmenopausal women.