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    Osteoporosis Conditions

    Osteoporosis, Dr Sarah Jarvis, GP and Clinical Director of patient.info Osteoporosis is a condition that affects bone strength. (The word osteoporosis literally...

    Osteoporosis Professional

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

    Preventing Steroid-induced Osteoporosis Conditions

    Preventing Steroid-induced Osteoporosis, If osteoporosis is thought to be due in part to taking a steroid medicine , it is known as steroid-induced osteoporosis. The use of steroid ...

    Osteoporosis Risk Assessment and Primary Prevention Professional

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

    Hip Fracture Conditions

    '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.

    DXA Scan Conditions

    To read about what might make you at increased risk, see the separate leaflet called Osteoporosis. If your doctor thinks you have risk factors for osteoporosis, they may use a ...

    Alternatives to HRT Conditions

    Non-HRT treatments for preventing osteoporosis Ways to reduce your risk of developing 'thinning' of the bones (osteoporosis) include: Doing regular weight-bearing ...

    Calcium-rich Diet Conditions

    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...

    Premature Ovarian Insufficiency Conditions

    Without treatment, there is an increased risk of 'thinning' of your bones (osteoporosis) and also of heart disease. What are the ovaries? ...

    Bisphosphonates Conditions

    A common side-effect of taking steroids is to cause osteoporosis. See the separate leaflet called Preventing Steroid-induced Osteoporosis. How quickly do bisphosphonates work...

    Prolactinoma Conditions

    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 ...

    Temporal Arteritis (Giant Cell Arteritis) Conditions

    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...

    Fragility Fractures Professional

    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...

    Pelvic Fractures Conditions

    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...

    Addison's Disease Conditions

    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 (...

    Broken Upper Arm Conditions

    If you are elderly, it is possible you have developed 'thinning' of the bones ( osteoporosis ). This makes it more likely that you will break your arm following a relatively minor fal...

    Polymyalgia Rheumatica Conditions

    Possible side-effects from steroids include the following: 'Thinning' of the bones (osteoporosis) - but you can take a medicine to help protect against this if you are at increas...

    Autoimmune Hepatitis Conditions

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

    Menopause (including HRT) Conditions

    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...

    Klinefelter's Syndrome Conditions

    '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...

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