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People who have osteoporosis face a 1.76-fold higher risk of developing sudden deafness than those who do not have the bone disease, according to a new study. Osteoporosis is a progressive condition in which bones become structurally weak and are more likely to fracture or break. More than 40 million people nationwide already have osteoporosis or are at risk of developing the condition due to low…

WebMD explains in this slideshow how you can prevent falls and fractures if you have osteoporosis.

To treat osteoporosis, the benefits of bisphosphonates outweigh the risks, according to new research and experts

Osteoporosis is a bone disease that occurs when the body loses too much bone, makes too little bone, or both. As a result, bones become weak and may break from a fall or, in serious cases, from sneezing or minor bumps. Osteoporosis means “porous bone.” Viewed under a microscope, healthy bone looks like a honeycomb.... Read more »

Osteoporosis is a disease where decreased bone strength and mass significantly increase the risk of fractures. Find out more about the causes, symptoms and risk factors.
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BoneSource®, NOF's professional program, promotes excellence in clinical care for all healthcare professionals involved in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis.

Jumping Jack Challenge Did you know that jumping jacks are good for building bone strength and density when you’re younger (to achieve Peak Bone Mass) and to maintain bone strength as you age? Take the Jumping Jack Challenge (check with your doctor first if you suffer from osteoporosis) and help us raise awareness about bone... Read more »

Learn more from WebMD about the link between menopause and osteoporosis.

Fractures from osteoporosis are on the rise, according to a new study. Neel Anand, MD explains how to prevent this problem and maintain your quality of life.

Abaloparatide appears to reduce fractures better than the current drug Forteo, researchers say

Ten million people currently have osteoporosis in the U.S., and 18 million more are at risk of developing the disease. Thanks to its link to declining estrogen, women entering menopause are most at risk. Osteoporosis is characterized by low bone mass leading to an increased risk of fracture of the hip, wrist, or spine. It's said to be the most common disease in humans, and can actually shorten people's lifespan.

Diet, exercise and smart planning can give you the edge over osteoporosis.

Osteoporosis is a bone disease that affects about 54 million Americans. Learn the essential facts surrounding this condition, plus ways to boost your bone health.

Add this to the number of potential health risks associated with sleep apnea: Osteoporosis.
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As we age, our bones lose density and grow weaker. Pay attention to these five signs that your osteoporosis needs medical attention.

TOSH – The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital in Murray has opened a new clinic for people who are affected by osteoporosis.The TOSH Healthy Bones Clinic takes a unique approach at diagnosing and treating osteoporosis and osteopenia. It’s led by a nurse practit

Learn about the symptoms and risk factors from Everett Clinic physicians that lead to osteoporosis.

Strong bones and muscles set the foundation for healthy mobility as we age
Take early action to build and maintain strong bones and muscles. Consult with your doctor on how to protect yourself against osteoporosis and potentially disabling and life-threatening fractures
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Good nutrition, regular weight-bearing and muscle strengthening exercise, and avoiding negative lifestyle habits: These are all important ways to protect bone and…

Men are more likely than women to be permanently disabled by osteoporosis and twice as likely to die.