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    Medical Reference Related to Osteoporosis

    1. Osteoporosis - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Osteoporosis: Should I Take Bisphosphonate Medicines?Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Healthy Eating: Taking Calcium and Vitamin D

    2. Bone Density

      A bone mineral density (BMD) test measures the mineral density (such as calcium) in your bones using a special X-ray, computed tomography (CT) scan, or ultrasound.

    3. Teriparatide for Osteoporosis

      Drug details for Parathyroid hormone for osteoporosis.

    4. Calcitonin for Paget's Disease of Bone

      Drug details for Calcitonin for Paget's disease of bone.

    5. Osteoporosis - Surgery

      Two surgical treatments, vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty, may relieve persistent pain from spinal compression fractures resulting from osteoporosis.

    6. Calcitonin for Osteoporosis

      Drug details for Calcitonin for osteoporosis.

    7. Osteoporosis - Treatment Overview

      The process of bone thinning (osteoporosis) is a natural part of aging. However, if you receive treatment early, you may be able to stop or slow the progress of bone loss. Treatment is important to:10Prevent broken bones.Maintain or increase your bone thi

    8. Osteoporosis - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health. Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Osteoporosis: Should I Have a Dual X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Test? Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Osteoporosis: Taking Calcium and Vitamin D ...

    9. Testosterone for Osteoporosis

      Drug details for Testosterone for osteoporosis.

    10. Osteoporosis - Symptoms

      In the early stages of osteoporosis, you usually do not have symptoms. As the disease progresses, you may develop symptoms related to weakened bones, including: Back pain. Loss of height and stooped posture. A curved upper back (dowager's hump).

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