Download PDF by Ivy M. Alexander: 100 questions & answers about osteoporosis and osteopenia

By Ivy M. Alexander

ISBN-10: 0763738549

ISBN-13: 9780763738549

Nearly ten million americans have osteoporosis and thirty-four million have osteopenia (low bone mass) with many extra in danger. no matter if you think you've gotten those stipulations or have a chum or relative with osteoporosis or osteopenia, this informative booklet deals support for women and men of every age. a hundred Questions & solutions approximately Osteoporosis and Osteopenia, moment version presents authoritative, functional solutions for your questions about cures, way of life judgements to enhance bone health and wellbeing, resources of aid, reviews from women and men with bone loss, and lots more and plenty extra. New subject matters within the moment version contain: FRAX® New drug details in the course of the booklet Osteonecrosis of the jaw nationwide Osteoporosis beginning (NOF) and bone loss checking out

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I do have the beginnings as well of arthritis, and some of the movement, not noticeable on standing and normal movement, caused a great amount of discomfort. After the tests were done and the results printed out, I was given a stack of papers to look at, and they were compared against the bone structures of some unknown 30-year old to give me a score that assured me of the diagnosis. After all the tests, I was diagnosed with the real thing—osteoporosis. It was a shock to me. Two years ago, my orthopedic doctor told me at the time I was put in the brace for the compression fracture in my back that this might happen again and to keep the brace handy.

My doctor said that I should have a bone density test to determine if I had osteoporosis in my hip or spine. My test did show some bone loss in my hip. I was angry because I had no symptoms whatsoever and believed that I was taking good care of my health. When I was first diagnosed with bone loss, I told my two younger brothers about it. My brothers were tested for osteoporosis but did not have it. Their doctors, however, were careful to note that they have a family history of bone loss. 13. What are the risk factors for osteoporosis?

How is osteoporosis diagnosed? More... qxd 31/1/06 04:44 PM Page 18 100 Q&A ABOUT OSTEOPOROSIS AND OSTEOPENIA 12. Who gets osteoporosis? Both men and women can develop osteoporosis. Although more people with osteoporosis are women, particularly those who are postmenopausal, about two million men in the United States currently have osteoporosis, and one out of four will experience a fracture related to osteoporosis in his lifetime. Primary osteoporosis, which occurs in both men and women, is a result of aging.

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