Sunday, February 1, 2015

What You Need to Know About Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is sometimes called the "silent disease." Most people don't know they have osteoporosis until it has progressed, often to the point of fracture, usually in the hip, wrist, or spine. The good news is that osteoporosis is largely preventable and treatable. Learn what causes osteoporosis, who is at risk, and what can be done to prevent its development. 

The Definitive Guide to Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a thinning of the bones that causes them to become porous and fragile. It affects women more than men, is associated with aging, and progresses more rapidly after menopause. Learn more...

Osteoporosis In Men
Osteoporosis is generally considered to be a disease that primarily affects post-menopausal women. However, incidence of osteoporosis in men is substantial, with an estimated 2 million diagnosed and 12 million at risk for developing the disease. Learn more...

Diagnosing Vertebral Compression Fractures
Vertebral compression fractures (also called spinal compression fractures) due to osteoporosis are not straightforward to diagnose. Learn the adverse effects and risks involved with missed or late diagnosis. Learn more...

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