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Medical Reference Related to Osteoporosis

  1. Types of Osteoporosis - 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 ...

  2. Raloxifene

    Drug details for Raloxifene for osteoporosis.

  3. Teriparatide for Osteoporosis

    Drug details for Parathyroid hormone for osteoporosis.

  4. Testosterone for Osteoporosis

    Drug details for Testosterone for osteoporosis.

  5. 10 Osteoporosis Questions to Ask Your Doctor

    WebMD helps you with questions to ask your doctor about preventing and treating osteoporosis.

  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. Understanding Osteoporosis - Prevention

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

  8. Forteo for Osteoporosis

    Forteo (teriparatide) is the only FDA-approved osteoporosis medication that builds bone. WebMD takes a quick look at this drug.

  9. Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators (SERMs)

    Raloxifene (Evista) is an osteoporosis medication in the class of drugs called selective estrogen receptor modulators. WebMD explains how it works.

  10. Osteoporosis Treatments

    WebMD looks at various preventive measures and treatments for osteoporosis.

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