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Osteoporosis Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Osteoporosis

  1. 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.

  2. Causes of Spinal Compression Fractures

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

  3. 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.

  4. DEXA Scan (Dual X-ray Absorptiometry) to Measure Bone Health

    How is bone mineral density measured? Learn more about DXA, also called DEXA, a common test used to diagnose osteoporosis.

  5. Monitoring Osteoporosis Therapy

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

  6. Symptoms of a Spinal Compression Fracture

    The signs and symptoms of spinal compression fractures can come on gradually and vary from person to person. Learn what to look for -- especially if you're a woman with osteoporosis.

  7. Osteoporosis and Anorexia

    Weak bones are common in people with anorexia, which can lead to osteoporosis and bone fractures. Learn more about this link.

  8. Lactose Intolerance and Osteoporosis

    Since dairy products are a major source of calcium, you might assume that people with lactose intolerance who avoid dairy products could be at increased risk for osteoporosis. However, research exploring the role of lactose intolerance in calcium intake and bone health has produced conflicting results.

  9. Picture of Osteoporosis

    What is osteoporosis?

  10. Why Do We Have Bones?

    Why do we have bones?

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