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The Link Between Psoriasis and Osteoporosis

Having psoriasis increases the likelihood that you will develop osteoporosis. Here’s what you can do to lower your risk.

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What You Need to Know About Bone Density Tests

The National Osteoporosis Foundation recommends that all women age 65 and older get screened for osteoporosis with a bone mineral density (BMD) test.

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Tests for Osteoporosis Diagnosis

You’ve just been diagnosed with osteoporosis and you aren’t sure what other tests to have besides the DXA. It’s a good idea to have blood and urine tests to check for mineral and vitamin metabolism problems, among others, and to check for secondary m...