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  1. Osteoporosis | Condition Leaflet

    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 | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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 | Condition Leaflet

    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 | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  5. DEXA Scan | Condition Leaflet

    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 | Condition Leaflet

    '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 | Condition Leaflet

    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 | Condition Leaflet

    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 | Condition Leaflet

    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 | Condition Leaflet

    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. Addison's Disease | Condition Leaflet

    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...

  12. Klinefelter's Syndrome | Condition Leaflet

    '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...

  13. Fragility Fractures | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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...

  14. Contraceptive Injection | Condition Leaflet

    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...

  15. Giant Cell Arteritis | Condition Leaflet

    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...

  16. Prolactinoma | Condition Leaflet

    This is because the high prolactin reduces oestrogen or testosterone levels, which can lead to osteoporosis. Osteoporosis can be prevented by treating the prolactinoma (as above), wh...

  17. Primary Biliary Cholangitis | Condition Leaflet

    Symptoms from complications The risk of developing 'thinning' of the bones (osteoporosis) is increased in women with PBC. (See separate leaflet called Osteoporosis for m...

  18. Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) | Condition Leaflet

    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...

  19. Rheumatoid Arthritis | Condition Leaflet

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

  20. Autoimmune Hepatitis | Condition Leaflet

    These can include 'thinning' of the bones (osteoporosis), weight gain and increased pressure in the eye (glaucoma). Your doctor is likely to advise that you take vitamin D and calcium...