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Osteoporosis

Find the latest information on osteoporisis, including risk factors, prevention tips, treatment, bone strengthening strategies, and more.

Lack of Sleep May Pose Osteoporosis Risk

Insomnia can increase the risk of developing a number of health complications such as memory loss, depression, obesity, and even heart failure. New research also suggests that sleep disorders such as sleep apnea and insomnia may increase the risk of ...

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Risk Factors

Your Body Wash Could Make You More Likely to Break a Bone

Want to reduce your osteoporosis risk? You may want to check the ingredients list on your personal care products.

Doctor examining postmenopausal woman for osteoporosis.
Medication

Good News for Postmenopausal Bones: Benefits of Osteoporosis Meds Outweigh Risks

New practice guidelines issued by the Endocrine Society provide information about osteoporosis medication options and answer questions women may have.

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Bone Density

What to Know About RA’s Link to Osteoporosis

Having RA increases your risk of getting osteoporosis and suffering fractures from it. Here’s what you need to know.

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Prevention

8 Foods That Can Harm Bone Health

Which foods should you exclude from your diet when you want to boost your bone health and reduce your osteoporosis risk?

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Lifestyle

How Sleep Affects Your Osteoporosis Risk

Did you know that a lack of quality sleep can harm your bone health? Here’s what you can do to combat the effects.

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Prevention

How to Keep Up With the Grandkids Despite Osteoporosis

There's nothing like the feeling of spending time with your grandchildren. But when you have osteoporosis, how do you ensure quality time isn't hard on your bones?

buying calcium rich food.

Top Food Sources for Calcium

The best way to get calcium is from your food. Here are the items you should be putting in your shopping cart.

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Prevention

10 Myths About Osteoporosis

Learning the facts about bone health can help you take steps to reduce your risk of developing osteoporosis.

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Treatment

Osteopenia Treatment: 9 Drug-Free Steps to Take

Learn about the different treatment options available and find out the actions you can take right now to lower your risk.

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Bone Density

Cataracts Linked to Bone Loss and Fracture Risk

People with cataracts may be at increased risk for osteoporosis and fractures related to bone loss, according to results of a study conducted in Taiwan.