Osteoporosis Treatment

Can this condition be treated? What Osteoporosis treatment options are available? Learn more below about the current treatments available to patients.

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How to Treat Osteoporosis


The treatment and management of osteoporosis involves lifestyle changes and medications. Although osteoporosis is highly preventable, it cannot be cured. Lost bone cannot be replaced. Instead, treatment focuses on reducing the incidence of fractures and slowing bone loss.

Treatment involves the following:



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Learn what Osteoporosis is
What It Is
Learn the basics of this condition. Find out what you're dealing with.
Osteoporosis Causes
Causes
What causes Osteoporosis? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Osteoporosis Risk Factors
Risk Factors
Are you at risk of getting Osteoporosis? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
Osteoporosis Diagnosis
Diagnosis
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
Osteoporosis Symptoms
Symptoms
What are the Osteoporosis symptoms? Are you showing any? Learn more today.
Osteoporosis Complications
Complications
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.

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Screening for Osteoporosis
Screening
Learn more about the specific tests or exams given by your doctor to screen for Osteoporosis.
Osteoporosis Medications
Medications
What medications offer relief or help with this condition? Are there side effects? Risks? Learn more.
Osteoporosis Prevention
Prevention
How can you prevent Osteoporosis? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Osteoporosis Treatment
Treatment
Can this condition be treated? What Osteoporosis treatment options are available?
Osteoporosis Care
Care
Learn more about the day to day care of this condition. Changes to your activity, diet, exercise, and more.
Osteoporosis Doctors
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Do you need to contact a doctor about Osteoporosis? Select a location to find a specialist in your area.

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