Osteoporosis - Causes

Bone Density Test: Who Needs It and How Often?

Are you at risk of a bone fracture or break? The results of a bone density test will help let you know.

7 Surprising Causes of Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is often associated with age, but smoking, alcohol abuse, and poor nutrition can play a role as well.

The Link Between Menopause and Osteoporosis

Find out the link and how you can prevent osteoporosis from complicating your life.

6 Ways to Boost Bone Strength

Learn how to build strong bones and protect against osteoporosis.

Acid and Alkaline Balance: The Key to Healthy Bones?

Scientists now believe that consuming a diet high in acid-producing foods like animal proteins, processed foods, and sweeteners and low in fresh fruits and vegetables is partly responsible for the development of osteoporosis and diseases caused by chronic metabolic acidosis.

Osteoporosis: Not Just a Woman's Problem

Recent research shows that brittle bones, long considered a women's problem, is taking a significant toll on men.

Back Pain and Osteoporosis

Back pain can be caused by a number of conditions, but one that is often overlooked in osteoporosis.

The Link between Bone Density and Erosion in Arthritis

What does arthritis have to do with bone loss? Find out here.

Could Osteoporosis Run in Your Family?

In general, you can greatly reduce your risk of osteoporosis by eating the right foods and getting plenty of exercise. But for some people, this may not be enough.

A Triple Threat: Lupus, Heart Disease, and Osteoporosis

Lupus affects more women than men, but it also worsens two of the most common health problems women have heart disease and osteoporosis.

Crohn's May Be Weakening Your Bones

Osteoporosis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease often go hand in hand.

Could Your Kids Be at Risk for Osteoporosis?

Follow these tips to help protect your children from this degenerative bone disease.

Hip Fractures 101

Learn more about what causes hip fractures and how you can prevent them from affecting you or a loved one.

Osteoporosis 101

Many people don't know they have osteoporosis until they break a bone. Find out if you're at risk, and learn how to prevent it.
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