Skip to content

    Osteoporosis Health Center

    Medical Reference Related to Osteoporosis

    1. Osteoporosis Bone Fractures: A Treatment Overview

      Facts about treatment options for all types of fractures.

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

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

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

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

    4. Osteoporosis Risk Factors: Fact vs. Fiction

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

    5. 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.

    6. 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.

    7. 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 ...

    8. Osteoporosis - Topic Overview

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

    9. Bisphosphonates for Osteoporosis

      Drug details for Bisphosphonates for osteoporosis.

    10. Osteoporosis - Exams and Tests

      A diagnosis of osteoporosis is based on your medical history, physical examination, and a test to measure your bone thickness (density). During a physical exam, your health professional will: Measure your height and compare the results with past measureme

    Displaying 41 - 50 of 115 Articles << Prev Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next >>

    Today on WebMD

    Women working out and walking with weights
    Reduce bone loss and build stronger muscles.
    Chinese cabbage
    Calcium-rich foods to add to your diet.
     
    woman stretching
    Get the facts on osteoporosis.
    Porous bone
    Causes, symptoms, risk factors, and treatment.
     
    senior woman
    Article
    Woman holding plate of brocolli
    Article
     
    wrist xray
    Quiz
    Superfood for Bones
    Slideshow
     
    mature woman
    Article
    sunlight in hands
    Article
     
    man and woman in front of xray
    Quiz
    woman with dumbbells
    Article