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    Medical Reference Related to Osteoporosis

    1. Understanding Osteoporosis -- Symptoms

      Understand the symptoms of osteoporosis from the experts at WebMD.

    2. Osteoporosis Bone Fractures: A Treatment Overview

      Facts about treatment options for all types of fractures.

    3. Osteoporosis Myth: Once You Get Osteoporosis, No Treatment Helps

      Reality: New osteoporosis medications can help you reduce bone loss and rebuild bone.

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

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

    5. 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.

    6. 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.

    7. Osteoporosis Risk Factors: Fact vs. Fiction

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

    8. Hip Fracture - Topic Overview

      There are four types of osteoporosis : primary,secondary,osteogenesis imperfecta,and idiopathic juvenile. Primary osteoporosis Primary osteoporosis is the most common type of osteoporosis. It is more common in women than men. A person reaches peak bone mass (density) at about age 30. After that,the rate of bone loss slowly increases,while the rate of bone building decreases. Whether a ...

    9. Osteoporosis - Topic Overview

      Osteoporosis is a progressive disease that causes bones to become thin and brittle, making them more likely to break.

    10. Bisphosphonates for Osteoporosis

      Drug details for Bisphosphonates for osteoporosis.

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