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    Medical Reference Related to Osteoporosis

    1. Parathyroid and Osteoporosis: What's the Connection?

      How does your parathyroid affect your bone health? Find out about the link between hyperparathyroidism, calcium, and osteoporosis.

    2. What is Osteomalacia?

      Osteomalacia makes a body bend and break. Learn more about this “soft bone” disease.

    3. Preventing Osteoporosis: 9 Questions and Answers

      WebMD answers your questions about bone health and preventing osteoporosis.

    4. Osteoporosis in Men

      WebMD explains bone weakness, or osteoporosis, in men.

    5. Juvenile Osteoporosis

      Children and teens can get osteoporosis -- called juvenile osteoporosis - that can make their bones prone to fracture. Learn more from WebMD about its causes and treatment.

    6. Osteoporosis: An Overview

      Are you at risk for osteoporosis, or weakening of the bones? Learn more from WebMD about causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of the condition.

    7. Osteoporosis Exercise

      A regular program of walking, and strength and flexibility training can help improve osteoporosis and prevent its onset. WebMD tells you more about bone-strengthening exercises.

    8. Preventing Spinal Compression Fractures

      To help prevent spinal compression fractures, build stronger bones. Learn more about osteoporosis, nutrients like calcium and Vitamin D, and exercise.

    9. Causes of Spinal Compression Fractures

      Spinal compression fractures -- often caused by osteoporosis -- are a bigger problem than many people realize. Learn more.

    10. How to Prevent Falls

      When you have osteoporosis, a fall can lead to broken bones. We’ve got tips on how you can stay upright.

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