Osteoporosis for Dummies, Paperback / softback Book

Osteoporosis for Dummies Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

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Facts and advice to help people understand and prevent osteoporosis There are an estimated 55 million Americans over the age of 50 who have low bone mass.

This easy-to-understand guide helps readers assess their risk and find a practical approach to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of osteoporosis.

It covers bone density tests and a wide range of treatment options for osteoporosis from hormone replacement therapy and acupuncture to calcium-rich foods, supplements, and exercise and offers pointers on preventing broken hips and other common fractures.