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Please do not panic! Read: THE MYTH OF OSTEOPOROSIS by Gillian Sanson. Google Gillian...More
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Limit Your Intake of Soft Drinks
Moderation is key. If you enjoy soft drinks, try to limit your intake to no more than...More
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Tips for lifting safely
If you have osteoporosis you should avoid picking up heavy objects in the first place....More
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Diagnosing celiac disease
If you're concerned that you might have celiac disease, talk to your healthcare provider....More
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Bisphosphonate use in premenopausal women
The potential benefits and risks of bisphosphonate use may be quite different in premenopausal...More
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Test your calcium supplement to see how well it di...
Place a calcium supplement in vinegar or warm water for 30 minutes while stirring...More
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Choosing a safe calcium supplement
Calcium supplements prepared from unrefined oyster shell, bone meal or dolomite may...More
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rotatar cuff sugery
on 9/09 I had surgery on my left shoulder, still having pain, stiffness in the arm. At times it becomes stiff...More
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It’s very important that you learn how to do muscl...
If you can, work with a physical therapist who can teach you proper form. If you work with...More
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Be involved in your care
Talk with your physician and other health professionals about your treatment plan. If your care is...More
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Repeating your bone density test
When repeating a bone density test, it's usually best to use the same machine and have...More
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Ask your healthcare provider when you should have ...
If you are a postmenopausal woman or man age 50 or older, be sure to ask your...More
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Finding an osteoporosis specialist
When you contact a healthcare provider, ask if he or she treats patients with...More
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Try a new recipe that includes kale!
Kale is available triple-washed in the fresh produce section or frozen. Kale can be stir-fried, added...More
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Calcium supplements - read the label carefully!
If you take a calcium supplement, read the package label carefully. It will tell you the amount of...More
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Work with a physical therapist
If you have osteoporosis, ask your healthcare provider if you would benefit from working with...More
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What if I'm taking a medicine that can lead to bon...
If you need to take a medicine that can cause bone loss, talk to your healthcare provider about...More
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Next Steps
Learn about your risk factors for osteoporosis and discuss them with your healthcare provider at...More
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The potential benefits and risks of bisphosphonate use may be quite different in premenopausal women compared to postmenopausal women. ... More
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