Osteoporosis

About


Osteoporosis is a bone disease where bone loss occurs more rapidly than normal causing bones to become very thin and weak over time. While osteoporosis is more common among older individuals, it can affect people of all ages.

Resources


Ask An Expert

Category : Patient / Osteoporosis / Where can I get help

Bone density scan

Category : Patient / Osteoporosis / Introduction

Bone Density Tests: When you need them and when you don’t

Category : Patient / Osteoporosis / Introduction

Bone-healthy exercises

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Calcium and vitamin D

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Calculate My Calcium

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Eating Guidelines to Prevent Osteoporosis It’s Never Too Late!

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How does osteoporosis affect bones?

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How strong are your bones?

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Osteoporosis at-a-glance

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Osteoporosis- Managing side effects

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Preventing Falls

Category : Patient / Osteoporosis / Where can I get help

Video Series on Exercise and Osteoporosis

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Vitamin D: An Important Nutrient That Protects You Against Falls and Fractures

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What is Osteoporosis?

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Why not take that bone-density test?

Category : Patient / Osteoporosis / Introduction

Documents


Physical activity for your muscle, bone,and joint health

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Introduction / What can I do / Introduction / What can I do
This resource talks about how physical activity may affect you when you have health concerns related to your muscles, bones, and joints. It should be used along with additional information given to yo

Videos


Men and Osteoporosis

Category: Patient / Videos & Tools supporting change / Introduction

Take Care of your bone

Category: Patient / Videos & Tools supporting change / Introduction