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  1. 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.

  2. Osteoporosis in Men

    Osteoporosis in men.

  3. 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.

  4. Understanding Osteoporosis -- Diagnosis and Treatment

    Learn the basics about osteoporosis diagnosis and treatment from the health experts at WebMD.

  5. Understanding Osteoporosis -- Prevention

    It is possible to prevent osteoporosis. Learn how with these tips from the experts at WebMD.

  6. Understanding Osteoporosis -- Symptoms

    Understand the symptoms of osteoporosis from the experts at WebMD.

  7. 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.

  8. Causes of Spinal Compression Fractures

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

  9. Healthy Eating: Taking Calcium and Vitamin D

    Bone thinning occurs as part of the natural process of aging. If the thinning continues to the point that your bones become fragile and in danger of breaking, you have osteoporosis. However, osteoporosis is considered a preventable disease. Key pointsAfter age 30, men and women naturally begin to lose bone mass. You can slow bone loss and possibly prevent osteoporosis by eating a diet rich in ...

  10. Monitoring Osteoporosis Therapy

    Should bone density be monitored with routine scans after someone begins osteoporosis treatment? Find out now.

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