Although you can’t completely reverse osteoporosis, there are ways to manage it. Some of those methods are things you can do every day through diet and exercise. Your doctor may also recommend that you take medicine.
Once you know you have osteoporosis, you have many options for treating the condition and strengthening your bones to prevent fractures.
Along with a healthy diet and exercise, you can treat osteoporosis with medicines that help your bones to stay as strong as possible.
Some people say the supplement strontium improves bone health, but it’s important to consider its benefits and risks before you take it.
Selective elective estrogen receptor modulators, or SERMS, are a class of estrogen-boosting drugs used to treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
Forteo (teriparatide) is the only FDA-approved osteoporosis medication that builds bone.
Even if you already have osteoporosis, many medicines can help prevent bone loss and rebuild bone. They also may lower your chances for bone fractures.
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