Osteoporosis Treatment Directory
Osteoporosis treatments usually focus on preventing worsening of the disease, although some newer drugs claim to be able to help reverse signs of osteoporosis. Your doctor can answer questions about these drugs. Hormone replacement therapy, Actonel, Boniva, Fosamax, Forteo, Miacalcin, Prolia, and Reclast are other medications you may take. Your diet and exercise routine are crucial to maintaining the bone strength you have. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how osteoporosis is treated, how effective treatments are, what to expect, and much more.
Knowing and Treating Osteoporosis
WebMD explains how osteoporosis is diagnosed and treated.
What You Should Know About Osteoporosis Meds
If you have osteoporosis, the right medicine can help slow or even stop its progress. Learn what meds are out there, how they can help, and how to choose what’s right for you.
Strontium for Treating Osteoporosis and for Bone Health
The benefits and effects of strontium treatment for osteoporosis and bone health.
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.
Newer Osteoporosis Treatments Build Stronger Bones
For those with osteoporosis, several newer drugs (bisphosphonates and selective estrogen receptor modulators, or SERMs) seem to maintain or increase bone density and prevent fractures.
Breakfasts for Strong Bones: 12 Foods to Boost Bone Health
Diagnosed with osteoporosis? Getting the calcium and vitamin D you need is easier than you think -- if you think better breakfasts!
New Weapons to Fight Osteoporosis
It's not just hormones anymore. Today, there are several ways to fight the brittle bones and potentially deadly fractures due to osteoporosis.
Osteoporosis Medications: How They Work
From the latest medications to daily supplements -- what's your osteoporosis medication doing for you?
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: Super Foods for Your Bones
Some of the foods that are good for your bones might surprise you. Greens? Figs? Salmon? Dig in!
The Basics of Bone Health and Disease
What is osteoporosis?