Osteoporosis for Dummies

Osteoporosis for Dummies

Book - 2005
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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.

Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2005.
ISBN: 9780764576218
0764576216
Characteristics: xviii, 290 p. :,ill. --
Additional Contributors: Perkins, Sharon

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