Osteoporosis For Dummies, Paperback / softback Book


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.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 316 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
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  • Category: Popular medicine & health
  • ISBN: 9780764576218

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