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Osteoporosis Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Osteoporosis

  1. Alcohol and Osteoporosis

    Since alcohol affects almost every organ in the body, chronic heavy drinking is associated with many serious health problems, including pancreatitis, liver disease, heart disease, cancer, and osteoporosis.

  2. Bisphosphonates

    Although there is no cure for osteoporosis, several medications approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) can help stop or slow bone loss, or help form new bone, and reduce the risk of fractures.

  3. Black Women and Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis and African American women.

  4. Hispanic Women and Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis and Hispanic women.

  5. Asian-American Women and Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis and Asian American women.

  6. Asthma and Osteoporosis

    What people with asthma need to know about osteoporosis.

  7. Overtraining and Osteoporosis

    Fitness & Bone Health For Women: The Skeletal Risk of Overtraining

  8. Do You Need a Specialist for Osteoporosis?

    There are a number of ways to find a doctor who treats osteoporosis patients. If you have a primary care physician or a family doctor, discuss your concerns with him or her. Your doctor may treat the disease or be able to refer you to an osteoporosis specialist.

  9. Lupus and Osteoporosis

    Studies have found an increase in bone loss and fracture in individuals with SLE. In fact, women with lupus may be nearly five times more likely to experience a fracture from osteoporosis.

  10. Smoking and Osteoporosis

    Smoking and bone health.

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