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Results 1 - 20 of 212 for "OSTEOPOROSIS". 

  1. Osteoporosis

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    Osteoporosis, In certain people with osteoporosis, medication may be suggested to help restore some bone. What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a condition that affects...

  2. Osteoporosis

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    Osteoporosis, Investigations [ 1 , 5 ] See also separate Osteoporosis Risk Assessment and Primary Prevention article . Diagnosis of osteoporosis Diagnosis of ost...

  3. Preventing Steroid-induced Osteoporosis

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    Preventing Steroid-induced Osteoporosis, One of the side-effects of taking steroid tablets in the long term (for three months or more) is an increased risk of developing 'thinning' o...

  4. Osteoporosis Risk Assessment and Primary Prevention

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    Osteoporosis Risk Assessment and Primary Prevention, Primary prevention of fragility fractures in established osteoporosis is covered in the Osteoporosis article. , os...

  5. DEXA Scan

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    A DEXA scan may be advised if you are at increased risk of 'thinning' of the bones (osteoporosis). Osteoporosis usually causes no symptoms at first. However, if you have oste...

  6. Hip Fracture

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    'Thinning' of the bones (osteoporosis) is the leading cause of hip fracture. If you have osteoporosis you are more likely to fracture your hip when you fall. , hip fracture ...

  7. Calcium-rich Diet

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    One of the side-effects of taking steroid tablets in the long term (for three months or more) is an increased risk of developing osteoporosis. This is known as steroid-induced osteoporos...

  8. Bisphosphonates

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    This is called osteoporosis. If you have osteoporosis, your bones can break (fracture) more easily than normal, especially if you have an injury such as a fall. , osteoporosis...

  9. Menopause - Alternatives to HRT

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    If you have a lot of bone loss then you may develop osteoporosis . If you have osteoporosis, you have bones that will break (fracture) more easily than normal, especially if you hav...

  10. Premature Ovarian Insufficiency

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    Without treatment, there is an increased risk of 'thinning' of your bones (osteoporosis) and also of heart disease. Premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) occurs when you are under t...

  11. Fragility Fractures

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    An osteoporotic fracture is a fragility fracture which has occurred as a consequence of osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a major risk factor for fragility fractures; however, other c...

  12. Addison's Disease

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    Always tell a doctor that you are being treated for Addison's disease if you are prescribed any other medicine. Osteoporosis prevention 'Thinning' of the bones (osteopor...

  13. Prolactinoma

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    A bone density scan may be advised for some patients, to check whether they are at risk of 'thinning' of the bones (osteoporosis), which is a possible complication. What are the ...

  14. Klinefelter's Syndrome

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    'Thinning' of the bones (osteoporosis) - low levels of testosterone increase the risk of developing osteoporosis. If you have KS you should have regular bone density screeni...

  15. Contraceptive Injection

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    If you have risk factors for 'thinning' of the bones (osteoporosis) then it is normally advisable to use another method of contraception. Examples of risk factors include: Not...

  16. Giant Cell Arteritis

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    If your bone density is below a certain level you may be offered a medicine to protect against osteoporosis. See the separate leaflet called Preventing Steroid-induced Osteoporosis...

  17. Pelvic Fractures

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    Less severe fractures which involve undisplaced fractures can occur after falls or trips, particularly if the bones are 'thin' (osteoporosis). For this reason painful but stable fract...

  18. Primary Biliary Cholangitis

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    'Thinning' of the bones (osteoporosis) is more common in women with PBC. The prevention and treatment of osteoporosis are the same as for any other woman.

  19. Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

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    If you have a lot of bone loss then you may develop osteoporosis . If you have osteoporosis, you have bones that will break (fracture) more easily than normal, especially if you hav...

  20. Rheumatoid Arthritis

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    'Thinning' of the bones (osteoporosis) . It is not clear why people with RA have a higher-than-average chance of developing these conditions.