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Medical Reference Related to Osteoporosis

  1. Osteoporosis Myth: Broken Bones From Falls Are Not Related to Osteoporosis

    What's the connection between osteoporosis and bone fractures from falls or injuries?

  2. Osteoporosis Myth: Osteoporosis Doesn't Cause Any Emotional Problems

    Reality: Seeing yourself as more "fragile" than you once thought you were can lead to a negative body image and a more limited life. Here are the warning signs of an emotional problem related to osteoporosis.

  3. Osteoporosis Myth: Only Old White Women Get Osteoporosis

    Reality: While white women are at greatest risk for osteoporosis, men and women of all ethnic groups can develop this bone disease.

  4. Osteoporosis Risk Factors: Fact vs. Fiction

    Do you think you know about osteoporosis and its risk factors? Check out these myths.

  5. Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators (SERMs)

    WebMD explains various selective estrogen receptor modulators, a class of drugs used to boost estrogen in pre- and postmenopausal women.

  6. Nutrition and Osteoporosis

    Nutrition and osteoporosis are closely linked. Find out from the experts at WebMD if you're getting enough of the right nutrients, like calcium and vitamin D.

  7. Bone Density Scan

    The bone density scan helps diagnose osteoporosis and osteopenia by assessing your risk for fractures. WebMD explains.

  8. Strontium Treatment for Osteoporosis

    WebMD explains the benefits and effects of strontium treatment for osteoporosis and bone health.

  9. Understanding Osteoporosis - Prevention

    Want to learn more about osteoporosis prevention? WebMD provides in-depth information about reducing risk factors for the bone-thinning disease.

  10. Osteoporosis Pain

    WebMD examines drug and nondrug treatments to relieve the pain of osteoporosis.

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