All Osteoporosis Articles

Men and Osteoporosis

Twelve million American men over the age of 50 are at risk for developing osteoporosis.

Osteoporosis Drugs May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Women who took bisphosphonates had 32% fewer breast cancer cases.

Food and Osteoporosis

There are ways to prevent osteoporosis, and eating a healthy diet is one of the easiest and most enjoyable.

Anatomy of Osteoporosis

To understand osteoporosis, you should understand how bones grow and regenerate.

Osteoporosis Condition Center

Any bone can be affected by osteoporosis, but bone fractures of the spine—the vertebrae—are especially serious.

Osteoporosis Center

Osteoporosis, which means porous bone, is a serious disease that causes you to lose too much bone, make too little bone, or both.

Bone-building Exercise Tips for Osteoporosis

One of your best defenses against developing osteoporosis is to exercise regularly.

Drugs and Medications for Osteoporosis

There are several osteoporosis treatment options, including drugs that slow down bone loss and one drug that speeds up bone formation.

How to Start Your Osteoporosis Prevention Plan Today

Even if you have osteoporosis, these steps may help you keep strong bones and prevent spinal compression fractures.

Minimally Invasive Treatment of Vertebral Compression Fractures: Vertebral Augmentation Implant, Kyphoplasty, Vertebroplasty

Vertebroplasty and balloon kyphoplasty are minimally invasive surgical procedures performed to treat vertebral compression fractures.

Bracing for Osteoporosis

A spinal fracture is a serious thing, and as your body heals, your doctor may recommend a back brace..

Physical Therapy for Osteoporosis

What you do in physical therapy is very dependent on you: the cause of your osteoporosis, your physical fitness level, your risk level for spinal fractures, and what your body can handle.

Causes of Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis can have several causes, some of which are hereditary and some of which come from your lifestyle.

Osteoporosis: Calcium, Vitamin D, and Prevention

To repair bone and connective tissue damage, your body requires adequate amounts of certain vitamins and nutrients.

Osteopenia and Osteoporosis: Is There a Difference?

While most people experience some loss of bone mass as they age, osteopenia and osteoporosis are not inevitable parts of the aging process.
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