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    Medical Reference Related to Osteoporosis

    1. Healthy Eating: Taking Calcium and Vitamin D

      Bone thinning occurs as part of the natural process of aging. If the thinning continues to the point that your bones become fragile and in danger of breaking, you have osteoporosis. However, osteoporosis is considered a preventable disease. Key pointsAfter age 30, men and women naturally begin to lose bone mass. You can slow bone loss and possibly prevent osteoporosis by eating a diet rich in ...

    2. 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

    3. Osteoporosis - What Happens

      Learn about bones, how they develop, and the causes of brittle bones and osteoporosis as we get older.

    4. 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.

    5. 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.

    6. Bone Density Scan

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

    7. Strontium Treatment for Osteoporosis

      The benefits and effects of strontium treatment for osteoporosis and bone health.

    8. Osteoporosis Treatments

      WebMD looks at various preventive measures and treatments for osteoporosis.

    9. Osteoporosis Pain

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

    10. Understanding Osteoporosis - Prevention

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

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