New PDF release: 100 questions & answers about osteoporosis and osteopenia

By Ivy M. Alexander

ISBN-10: 0763738549

ISBN-13: 9780763738549

Nearly ten million american citizens have osteoporosis and thirty-four million have osteopenia (low bone mass) with many extra in danger. even if you believe you could have those stipulations or have a chum or relative with osteoporosis or osteopenia, this informative publication deals aid for women and men of every age. a hundred Questions & solutions approximately Osteoporosis and Osteopenia, moment version offers authoritative, sensible solutions in your questions on therapies, way of life judgements to enhance bone healthiness, assets of help, reviews from women and men with bone loss, and masses extra. New issues within the moment version comprise: FRAX® New drug info during the booklet Osteonecrosis of the jaw nationwide Osteoporosis origin (NOF) and bone loss trying out

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My brothers were tested for osteoporosis but did not have it. Their doctors, however, were careful to note that they have a family history of bone loss. 13. What are the risk factors for osteoporosis? Unless you break a bone, osteoporosis is painless. Unless you break a bone, osteoporosis is painless. It’s therefore important to know if you are at risk for developing it. While men and women have many of the same risk factors for osteoporosis and osteopenia, a few are gender-specific. The following factors put you at risk for osteopenia and osteoporosis: • Age.

One physical sign indicating that you have osteoporosis is loss of height. So, if you shrink in height as measured in your annual physical exam, you should ask to be screened for osteoporosis, particularly if your clinician doesn’t notice or doesn’t recommend screening. 19. If osteoporosis doesn’t hurt, what impact does it have on my health? Osteoporosis can affect your health in many ways, directly and indirectly: • You become more much more susceptible to fractures. Fractures, depending on which bone you break, can cause physical immobility and impairment of your general health, as well as financial problems and social isolation.

Men and women with this disfigurement can have poor body image or low selfesteem, sometimes causing them to withdraw from social activities. Even finding clothes that fit well and look right can be difficult, further contributing to social isolation and depression. • Depression can be a direct result of osteoporosis, fractures, the fear of falling, and the resulting social isolation. You may become depressed because you Kyphosis A type of physical deformity that develops when the front edges of the bones of the spine collapse because of osteoporosis and tiny fractures.

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