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    Osteoporosis Health Center

    Medical Reference Related to Osteoporosis

    1. 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.

    2. 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.

    3. Why Do We Have Bones?

      Why do we have bones?

    4. Picture of Osteoporosis

      What is osteoporosis?

    5. 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.

    6. Hispanic Women and Osteoporosis

      Osteoporosis and Hispanic women.

    7. Asian-American Women and Osteoporosis

      Osteoporosis and Asian American women.

    8. Black Women and Osteoporosis

      Osteoporosis and African American women.

    9. Asthma and Osteoporosis

      What people with asthma need to know about osteoporosis.

    10. Overtraining and Osteoporosis

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

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