Osteoporosis is disease of weak bones due to decreased bone density and/or bone quality. This section will explain what osteoporosis is and why it happens.
Osteoporosis can be diagnosed multiple ways. Click below to learn about the different ways that it can be diagnosed.
We need nutrients to keep our bones healthy. Sometimes, when nutrients from food aren't enough, dietary supplements are needed. This section will cover what nutrients can help keep your bones strong.
Exercise can help improve bone strength. It also keeps our muscles strong and flexible which can help maintain an active lifestyle and decrease the likelihood of falls. This section will discuss why exercise should be part of your routine.
Strategies focused on keeping your environment safe and reducing your risk of falling can make a huge impact on your risk of breaking bones. This section will discuss these strategies.
While a good diet and lifestyle changes are important, they do not replace the need for medication for people with osteoporosis. This section discusses some medications used for osteoporosis.