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Health | Diseases & Conditions | Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis, the thinning of bone tissue and loss of bone density over time, can be prevented with proper nutrition and lifestyle choices. Learn about the causes of osteoporosis as well as effective methods for treatment and prevention.

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5 Osteoporosis Lifestyle Tips

Osteoporosis can be a difficult disease to manage. However, there are certain activities that can help maintain the effects that are associated with this disease.


Osteoporosis Quiz

 Osteoporosis Quiz

This osteoporosis quiz will test your knowledge about this illness. Learn more about osteoporosis quiz from Discovery Health. See more »

Osteoporosis Diagnosis and Risk Factors

 Osteoporosis Diagnosis and Risk Factors

Osteoporosis develops gradually, usually without causing symptoms. A broken bone or fracture is typically the first sign. See more »

10 Osteoporosis Facts to Know

 10 Osteoporosis Facts to Know

Osteoporosis facts to know can help prevent, manage and heal some of the symptoms and side effects associated with this disease. See more »

5 Osteoporosis Lifestyle Tips

 5 Osteoporosis Lifestyle Tips

Osteoporosis lifestyle tips can help you manage some of the symptoms associated with this disease. Take a look at these osteoporosis lifestyle tips. See more »

Osteoporosis Prevention

 Osteoporosis Prevention

Osteoporosis prevention is one of the best defenses against this disease. Learn more about osteoporosis prevention in this article. See more »

Osteoporosis Questions and Answers

 Osteoporosis Questions and Answers

Osteoporosis questions and answers will give you expert advice for your concerns about the silent disease. Get more facts from HowStuffWorks. See more »

Osteoporosis Treatment

 Osteoporosis Treatment

Osteoporosis treatment can help you get back to enjoying an active life. Learn more about osteoporosis treatment from HowStuffWorks. See more »

Questions to Ask Your Osteoporosis Doctor

 Questions to Ask Your Osteoporosis Doctor

Questions to ask your osteoporosis doctor can help you get the best treatment for your disease. Learn what to ask your doctor from HowStuffWorks. See more »