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    Osteoporosis Conditions

    Osteoporosis, What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a condition that affects bone strength. (The word osteoporosis literally means 'porous bones'). , osteopor...

    DEXA Scan Bisphosphonates Hip Fracture Calcium-rich Diet Vitamin D Deficiency Preventing Steroid-induced Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis Professional

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

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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? ...

    Oral Hygiene - Gum disease and other illnesses Conditions

    'Thinning' of the bones (osteoporosis) . Dementia . Cancer, especially pancreatic and oropharyngeal. Pregnancy problems such as preterm birth and low birth weight.

    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 (osteopor...

    Homocystinuria Professional

    Marfan's syndrome Homocystinuria Autosomal dominant Aortic incompetence Upwards lens dislocation Normal mentality Scoliosis Flat feet Herniae ...

    Menopause and 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...

    Vaginal Dryness (Atrophic Vaginitis) Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Alternatives to HRT Premature Ovarian Insufficiency

    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...

    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 ...

    Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Complications and Prognosis

    Contraceptive Injection Conditions

    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: N...

    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...

    Wrist Fractures Professional

    It is common in older people who fall and have osteoporosis. Osteoporosis should be considered in anyone with a Colles' fracture (see 'Osteoporosis and wrist fractures', ...

    Menopause and its Management Professional

    These all increase significantly after the menopause. Osteoporosis - the link of osteoporosis with oestrogen deficiency is well documented. Menopause and the accompanying loss...

    Vaginal Dryness (Atrophic Vaginitis) Conditions

    menstrual disorders menopause osteoporosis night sweats hormone replacement therapy atrophic vaginitis flushing tibolone hot flushes

    Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Conditions

    Reduced risk of 'thinning' of the bones (osteoporosis) Women who take HRT have a reduced risk of osteoporosis and their risk of having fractures due to osteoporosis is als...

    Rheumatoid Arthritis Conditions

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

    Primary Biliary Cholangitis Conditions

    '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.

    Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Staying healthy

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