American College of Physicians Home Medical Guide to Osteoporosis
David R. Goldmann, David A. Horowitz
Dorling Kindersley Pub., 2000 - Medical - 96 pages
The ACP Home Medical Guides provide concise information on a wide range of health and medical topics. Fully veiled by the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine (ACP-ASIM), each book covers a single topic or disease, providing clear and concise information in a highly accessible format. All are completely up-to-date, with the latest advances in diagnosis, treatment, self-help, and preventive measures, and are illustrated throughout with over 75 photographs, diagrams, and charts. The series is being launched with 14 titles; future topics will include a wide range of medical and general health topics ranging from depression and arthritis to menopause and nutrition.
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Symptoms and Signs of Osteoporosis
General Treatment of Osteoporosis
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alendronate Amenorrhea amount of bone anorexia nervosa bisphosphonates bone density measurements breast cancer Calcitonin cause pain compact bone daily developing osteoporosis DEXA diet doctor dosage dose elemental calcium endometrial cancer estrogen Etidronate exercise femur further bone loss heart disease hip fracture hormone replacement therapy HRT preparations increase the risk increased risk Key Points likelihood of fracture loss of height menopausal symptoms menstrual periods muscle normal oral contraceptive osteo osteoclasts osteoporotic fractures patients peak bone mass percent physical therapy pills porosis postmenopausal osteoporosis postmenopausal women premature menopause prevent bone loss prevent further bone progesterone Raloxifene reduce the risk risk of breast risk of developing risk of falling risk of fracture risk of osteoporosis sex hormones side effects skeleton skin patches spinal fractures spine spongy bone Strong Risk Factors taking HRT tests thin treat treatment of osteoporosis usually vaginal bleeding venous thrombosis vertebrae vitamin D deficiency wrist fracture X-ray