Osteoporosis Symptoms Directory
Osteoporosis is a disease that can cause back pain, loss of height, a curved spine (and a stoop in posture), and fractures, particularly of the hip, spine, and wrist. Early osteoporosis may not have any symptoms, but bone density scans can tell if you are at risk for developing osteoporosis. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about symptoms of osteoporosis, how to avoid getting osteoporosis, and much more.
Causes of Osteoporosis
WebMD explains the causes and prevention of osteoporosis. Discover what may increase your risk so you can take charge of your bone health.
When to Call the Doctor About Osteoporosis
Are you worried you may have osteoporosis or a worsening of your condition? Learn when to call your doctor about osteoporosis.
WebMD examines drug and nondrug treatments to relieve the pain of osteoporosis.
WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of osteopenia and osteoporosis, both chronic bone-loss conditions.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis is a serious condition that can lead to painful bone fractures. Learn who gets osteoporosis, how to tell if you have it, how to prevent it, and effective treatment options.
Slideshow: Conditions That Affect Your Bones
Your bones: You might not think of them much until something starts to go wrong. Find out more about the conditions that can cause problems for the health of your bones.