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Recently diagnosed with osteoporosis? Here’s a guide to some common terms you should understand.
When pain medications and rest aren’t enough to reduce pain from a vertebral fracture, surgery may be necessary.
An estimated 25 percent of American women over 50 experience compression fractures in their lifetime. Here’s what to know about this common source of back pain.
Osteoporosis is one of the most common complications of lupus. Here’s what you can do to offset the bone-weakening impact of the disease and its treatments.
These two spinal deformities usually develop in childhood or adolescence, but they can worsen with age.
Here’s what you need to know about alcohol consumption and osteoporosis.
Fragility fractures affect up to one-half of women and one-third of men over age 50, but there are steps you can take to help prevent them.
As you age, you may lose up to a half an inch of height every decade. Here’s why.
The National Osteoporosis Foundation recommends that all women age 65 and older get screened for osteoporosis with a bone mineral density (BMD) test.
Osteoporosis prevention relies on a three-pronged approach: Exercise, proper nutrition and—when appropriate—medication, including some bisphosphonates.