The goals of osteoporosis treatment are to:
There are several different treatments for osteoporosis, including lifestyle changes and a variety of medications.
Medications are used to strengthen bones when:
Osteoporosis can cause pain. Bone fractures are painful and some say that osteoporosis alone can be painful in some people. The two primary... Read more »
We’re told osteoporosis is a silent disease, and for the most part it is, until we have a fracture. When we’re diagnosed with... Read more »
Betty is a relatively healthy woman in her 70s. She suffers from minor angina. A family history of osteoporosis – plus her own small,... Read more »