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    Benefits of Stopping Smoking Conditions

    'Thinning' of the bones (osteoporosis). Raynaud's phenomenon - in this condition, fingers turn white or blue when exposed to cold.

    Anorexia Nervosa Conditions

    'Thinning' of the bones (osteoporosis) Osteoporosis is caused by a lack of calcium and vitamin D and can lead to easily fractured bones.

    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: Not...

    Testosterone Deficiency Conditions

    Loss of bone density (osteoporosis) . If testosterone deficiency develops before puberty then it may also cause: Delayed puberty.

    Thoracic Back Pain Conditions

    Minor injury or even just heavy lifting in people with 'thinning' of the bones (osteoporosis). Age under 20 or over 50 years when the pain first starts. A history of cancer, dru...

    Coeliac Disease Conditions

    They are tested either because they are at a higher risk than normal of developing it or because they have developed a condition that could be a complication of the disease, such as osteoporosis...

    Homocystinuria Professional

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

    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.

    Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Conditions

    Always tell doctors and nurses that you have/your child has, DMD. Osteoporosis People with DMD may develop 'thinning' of the bones (osteoporosis) . This is due to lack...

    Bone Scan Conditions

    It is a totally different type of procedure to the DEXA bone scan (also called DXA bone scan) which is used to measure density of bones in conditions such as 'thinning' of the bones (oste...

    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...

    Recovering from a Pelvic Fracture Conditions

    Treatments to improve bone density will make fractures less likely in those with osteoporosis. In patients with balance problems (who are at risk of falls) physiotherapy and occupational ther...

    Metatarsal Fractures Conditions

    Metatarsal fractures (of both types) occur more easily if the metatarsal bones are weakened due to 'thinning' of the bones (osteoporosis). See the separate leaflet called Oste...

    Steroids Conditions

    Weakening of the bones (osteoporosis) . High blood pressure (hypertension) . Cushing's syndrome due to excessive steroid in the body, which can lead to various effects on the bod...

    Dietary Salt and Sodium Conditions

    'Thinning' of the bones (osteoporosis) . Stomach cancer . Dementia . It has also been shown to worsen symptoms of asthma .

    Bullous Pemphigoid Conditions

    Another side-effect is 'thinning' of the bones (osteoporosis). If you take steroid treatment for more than a month, you will probably be advised to take vitamin D and calcium tablets ...

    Back and Spine Pain Conditions

    Fracture of a vertebra: Road traffic accidents, falls, sports injuries and violent attacks can all lead to fractures of the spine causing back pain. Osteoporosis : Causes bone...

    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', ...

    Werner's Syndrome Professional

    This is followed (typically in the 30s) by bilateral cataracts , type 2 diabetes mellitus , hypogonadism , refractory skin ulcers and osteoporosis. Most will present to dermatologists o...