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Monitoring Bone Density

Repeat bone density testing is an important tool for detecting bone loss or monitoring how treatment of osteoporosis is going.

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Bone Mineral Density Testing

A BMD test can confirm a diagnosis of osteoporosis and give valuable information about the strength of your bones.

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Osteoporosis And Depression

While it might seem like you’ve got enough on your plate dealing with osteoporosis, you also need to be aware that it can increase your risk for depression.

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The How And Where Of Osteoporosis Fractures

Understanding how fractures can occur when you have osteoporosis can help you protect yourself and your bones.

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At Risk Of Osteoporosis

The causes of osteoporosis are complex – but that doesn’t mean you can’t look after your bones.

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Osteoporosis And The Secret Life Of Bones

Osteoporosis literally translates to 'porous bone', that is, bones with holes. So how and why do these holes develop?

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Anyone Can Develop Osteoporosis

The first thing we’d like to do is dispel a myth – that osteoporosis only affects elderly women.

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Got That Shrinking Feeling?

While it’s normal to lose a little height as you age, you can limit the loss by looking after your bones.

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Keep Your Bones Happy With Prunes

There’s no reason to put up with brittle bones when you have prunes on your side.

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COPD: The Bigger Picture

Although COPD puts the focus squarely on your lungs, there are a few other health conditions to keep in mind. Problems like heart disease and osteoporosis tend to be very common among people with COPD.

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Head Off Hip Fractures

Study finds structured home-based exercises may protect high-risk elderly women from hip fractures and disability.

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Strong Bones To Last A Lifetime

Helping your children build strong bones will pay off over a lifetime.

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How Strong Is Your Skeleton?

Have you ever seen a skeleton? They can be a bit creepy – but we all have one and taking care of all those bones is really important.

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Female Athletes Face Special Challenges

The health benefits of exercise for young women can be huge, but participation in sport has potential potholes for female athletes.

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Eating For Bone Health

Study finds that a diet high in fish and olive oil and low in red meat has a good impact on women’s bone health.

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