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Eating a Mediterranean Diet May Help Prevent Hip Fractures
A study published online by JAMA Internal Medicine reviewed the bone-protective benefits of several high-quality types of diets, including the DASH diet (used to lower blood pressure) and the Mediterranean diet. 
Experimental Osteoporosis Drug Builds Bone, Cuts Fracture Risk
The experimental osteoporosis drug abaloparatide, currently under review by the FDA, worked as well as the only bone-building medication currently on the US market at decreasing fracture risk in a new study. 
Being Obese Can Lead to Weak Bones
A new study published in the journal Metabolism found that obesity and type 2 diabetes led to weakened bones. 
Medications Reduced Risk of Repeat Fragility Fractures by 40 Percent
Medications that improve bone health can help men and women who have suffered one so-called fragility fracture avoid another one, new research has found.
Earlier Age at Menopause Linked to Chemicals in Common Household Products and the Environment
Women with high levels of certain chemicals in their body experience menopause 2 to 4 years earlier than women with lower levels of chemicals known as endocrine-disrupting chemicals. These chemicals are found in the environment as well as common household items and beauty products.
Boost Your Bone Health with Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements
Calcium and Vitamin D play an important role in building and maintain health strong bones
To boost bone health, your doctor may recommend both calcium and Vitamin D supplements. Calcium, along with phosphorous, is one of the main minerals the body needs to create bone cells. The body also depends on calcium for a number of bodily functions — supporting the nerves, heart and other muscles in addition to some organs.
4 Foods for Osteoporosis Prevention
Your diet is a terrific place to start if you’re looking to prevent osteoporosis. This slideshow shows you 4 superfoods for osteoporosis that’ll boost your bone health in a tasty way.
Surgery for Osteoporosis
Serious hip, spine, and wrist fractures often require surgery
Not all fractures require surgery, but serious ones often do. This article explains the different surgical options for hip, spine, and wrist fractures.
Risk Factors for Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis has many risk factors. Some are unavoidable—such as age or a family history of the disease. But there are some risk factors that you do have control over, including eating a nutrient-rich diet and being active.
How Does Physical Therapy Help Osteoporosis?
Treating Osteoporosis and Preventing Further Fractures
Physical therapy that may include exercises to build bone strength, along with techniques that improve posture and balance, can help you treat osteoporosis.
Osteoporosis Prevention
How to Avoid Bone Loss
There are ways you can help prevent osteoporosis, such as exercise, eating a healthy diet rich in calcium and vitamin D, and cutting out smoking.
Osteoporosis Overview
Could it affect you?
Osteoporosis is a disorder caused by a loss of bone density. When your bones become weak, they become prone to painful fractures. Osteoporosis affects millions of Americans—both men and women—but it is preventable with healthy lifestyle choices.
Estrogen Replacement Therapy for Osteoporosis
Benefits and Risks of Estrogen Treatment
Learn about the risks and benefits of estrogen replacement therapy for osteoporosis.
Osteoporosis Exercise
Exercise Helps with Bone Density
Just as exercise strengthens muscles, it also strengthens bones. Building strong bones and maintaining them as an adult will help prevent against osteoporosis-related fractures later on. Article overviews exercises that prevent against osteoporosis.
Osteoporosis Drugs and Medications
Medications that Help Treat or Prevent Osteoporosis
There are many FDA-approved medications that will help treat existing osteoporosis or prevent bone loss from becoming worse. Learn about your osteoporosis treatment options in this bone health expert-written article.
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