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.
A fragility fracture can be a sign of osteoporosis and can increase your risk for other serious fractures in the future.
Getting more bone-building calcium by taking supplements seems like it should be a good thing. But some doctors aren’t so sure.
You can meet your needs for vitamin D and calcium by eating a variety of nondairy foods. Here are some to try.
Many people fear hip fractures—and with good reason. Of all types of fractures, hip fractures have the most significant impact on a person’s quality of life.
Water buoys joints and muscles, so there’s less stress on the body as well as a reduced risk of falling.
If you are at risk for or have osteoporosis, you may be wondering if there’s any good reason to drink milk. Here’s a look at the controversy—and our advice.
As you age, you may lose up to a half an inch of height every decade. Here’s why.