Because the patterns of reforming and resorbing bone often vary from patient to patient, doctors believe several different factors account for this problem. Important chemicals (estrogen, testosterone, parathyroid hormone, and vitamin D) and blood factors that affect cell growth are involved with this process. Changes in levels of any of these factors can play a role in the development of osteoporosis.
Although normally associated with women, sex...Read more
Are you taking an osteoporosis medication and seeing very little improvement? If so, this is very frustrating because we do all we're... Read more »
This article is a follow-up to the last titled Secondary Causes of Osteoporosis: Could They be Causing Your Low T-Scores? In this post... Read more »
Some of us get osteoporosis by having an underlying medical disorder that causes bone loss. Examples would be: Breast cancer... Read more »
You may be aware of the common risk factors for osteoporosis: being female; getting older; being small-boned. Lack of calcium and vitamin... Read more »