Reduction of bone mass without alteration in the composition of bone, leading to fractures. Primary osteoporosis can be of two major types: postmenopausal osteoporosis (OSTEOPOROSIS, POSTMENOPAUSAL) and age-related or senile osteoporosis.
The amount of mineral per square centimeter of BONE. This is the definition used in clinical practice. Actual bone density would be expressed in grams per milliliter. It is most frequently measured by X-RAY ABSORPTIOMETRY or TOMOGRAPHY, X RAY COMPUTED. Bone density is an important predictor for OSTEOPOROSIS.
Metabolic disorder associated with fractures of the femoral neck, vertebrae, and distal forearm. It occurs commonly in women within 15-20 years after menopause, and is caused by factors associated with menopause including estrogen deficiency.
The constricted portion of the thigh bone between the femur head and the trochanters.
A specialized CONNECTIVE TISSUE that is the main constituent of the SKELETON. The principle cellular component of bone is comprised of OSTEOBLASTS; OSTEOCYTES; and OSTEOCLASTS, while FIBRILLAR COLLAGENS and hydroxyapatite crystals form the BONE MATRIX.
A noninvasive method for assessing BODY COMPOSITION. It is based on the differential absorption of X-RAYS (or GAMMA RAYS) by different tissues such as bone, fat and other soft tissues. The source of (X-ray or gamma-ray) photon beam is generated either from radioisotopes such as GADOLINIUM 153, IODINE 125, or Americanium 241 which emit GAMMA RAYS in the appropriate range; or from an X-ray tube which produces X-RAYS in the desired range. It is primarily used for quantitating BONE MINERAL CONTENT, especially for the diagnosis of OSTEOPOROSIS, and also in measuring BONE MINERALIZATION.
Agents that inhibit BONE RESORPTION and/or favor BONE MINERALIZATION and BONE REGENERATION. They are used to heal BONE FRACTURES and to treat METABOLIC BONE DISEASES such as OSTEOPOROSIS.
The continuous turnover of BONE MATRIX and mineral that involves first an increase in BONE RESORPTION (osteoclastic activity) and later, reactive BONE FORMATION (osteoblastic activity). The process of bone remodeling takes place in the adult skeleton at discrete foci. The process ensures the mechanical integrity of the skeleton throughout life and plays an important role in calcium HOMEOSTASIS. An imbalance in the regulation of bone remodeling's two contrasting events, bone resorption and bone formation, results in many of the metabolic bone diseases, such as OSTEOPOROSIS.
Breaks in bones.
Diseases of BONES.
Congenital disorder affecting all bone marrow elements, resulting in ANEMIA; LEUKOPENIA; and THROMBOPENIA, and associated with cardiac, renal, and limb malformations as well as dermal pigmentary changes. Spontaneous CHROMOSOME BREAKAGE is a feature of this disease along with predisposition to LEUKEMIA. There are at least 7 complementation groups in Fanconi anemia: FANCA, FANCB, FANCC, FANCD1, FANCD2, FANCE, FANCF, FANCG, and FANCL. (from Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/dispomim.cgi?id=227650, August 20, 2004)
Decrease in existing BODY WEIGHT.
Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.
Cyanoacrylate tissue adhesive also used to occlude blood vessels supplying neoplastic or other diseased tissue.
A class Ib anti-arrhythmia agent used to manage ventricular and supraventricular arrhythmias.
An order of fish including the families Gadidae (cods), Macrouridae (grenadiers), and hakes. The large Gadidae family includes cod, haddock, whiting, and pollock.
Introduction of a tube into a hollow organ to restore or maintain patency if obstructed. It is differentiated from CATHETERIZATION in that the insertion of a catheter is usually performed for the introducing or withdrawing of fluids from the body.
A form of psychotherapy with emphasis on the interplay of organism and environment. Basic to this therapy is the development of awareness and maturity, as well as self-confidence.
The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.
A disorder caused by hemizygous microdeletion of about 28 genes on chromosome 7q11.23, including the ELASTIN gene. Clinical manifestations include SUPRAVALVULAR AORTIC STENOSIS; MENTAL RETARDATION; elfin facies; impaired visuospatial constructive abilities; and transient HYPERCALCEMIA in infancy. The condition affects both sexes, with onset at birth or in early infancy.
Breaks in bones resulting from low bone mass and microarchitectural deterioration characteristic of OSTEOPOROSIS.
FATTY ACIDS in which the carbon chain contains one or more double or triple carbon-carbon bonds.
A freshwater fish used as an experimental organism and for food. This genus of the family Cichlidae (CICHLIDS) inhabits Central and South America (one species extends north into Texas), West Indies, Africa, Madagascar, Syria, and coastal India.
A group of fatty acids, often of marine origin, which have the first unsaturated bond in the third position from the omega carbon. These fatty acids are believed to reduce serum triglycerides, prevent insulin resistance, improve lipid profile, prolong bleeding times, reduce platelet counts, and decrease platelet adhesiveness.
Organic, monobasic acids derived from hydrocarbons by the equivalent of oxidation of a methyl group to an alcohol, aldehyde, and then acid. Fatty acids are saturated and unsaturated (FATTY ACIDS, UNSATURATED). (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Fats present in food, especially in animal products such as meat, meat products, butter, ghee. They are present in lower amounts in nuts, seeds, and avocados.

Dietary intake and practices in the Hong Kong Chinese population. (1/3580)

OBJECTIVES: To examine dietary intake and practices of the adult Hong Kong Chinese population to provide a basis for future public health recommendations with regard to prevention of certain chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and osteoporosis. PARTICIPANTS: Age and sex stratified random sample of the Hong Kong Chinese population aged 25 to 74 years (500 men, 510 women). METHOD: A food frequency method over a one week period was used for nutrient quantification, and a separate questionnaire was used for assessment of dietary habits. Information was obtained by interview. RESULTS: Men had higher intakes of energy and higher nutrient density of vitamin D, monounsaturated fatty acids and cholesterol, but lower nutrient density of protein, many vitamins, calcium, iron, copper, and polyunsaturated fatty acids. There was an age related decrease in energy intake and other nutrients except for vitamin C, sodium, potassium, and percentage of total calorie from carbohydrate, which all increased with age. Approximately 50% of the population had a cholesterol intake of < or = 300 mg; 60% had a fat intake < or = 30% of total energy; and 85% had a percentage of energy from saturated fats < or = 10%; criteria considered desirable for cardiovascular health. Seventy eight per cent of the population had sodium intake values in the range shown to be associated with the age related rise in blood pressure with age. Mean calcium intake was lower than the FAO/WHO recommendations. The awareness of the value of wholemeal bread and polyunsaturated fat spreads was lower in this population compared with that in Australia. There was a marked difference in types of cooking oil compared with Singaporeans, the latter using more coconut/palm/mixed vegetable oils. CONCLUSION: Although the current intake pattern for cardiovascular health for fat, saturated fatty acid, and cholesterol fall within the recommended range for over 50% of the population, follow up surveys to monitor the pattern would be needed. Decreasing salt consumption, increasing calcium intake, and increasing the awareness of the health value of fibre may all be beneficial in the context of chronic disease prevention.  (+info)

Cyclical etidronate increases bone density in the spine and hip of postmenopausal women receiving long term corticosteroid treatment. A double blind, randomised placebo controlled study. (2/3580)

OBJECTIVE: To study the effect of cyclic etidronate in secondary prevention of corticosteroid induced osteoporosis. METHODS: A double blind, randomised placebo controlled study comparing cyclic etidronate and placebo during two years in 37 postmenopausal women receiving long term corticosteroid treatment, mainly for polymyalgia rheumatica (40% of the patients) and rheumatoid arthritis (30%). Bone density was measured in the lumbar spine, femoral neck, and femoral trochanter. RESULTS: After two years of treatment there was a significant difference between the groups in mean per cent change from baseline in bone density in the spine in favour of etidronate (p = 0.003). The estimated treatment difference (mean (SD)) was 9.3 (2.1)%. Etidronate increased bone density in the spine (4.9 (2.1)%, p < 0.05) whereas the placebo group lost bone (-2.4 (1.6)%). At the femoral neck there was an estimated difference of 5.3 (2.6)% between the groups (etidronate: 3.6% (1.4)%, p < 0.05, placebo: -2.4 (2.1)%). The estimated difference at the trochanter was 8.2 (3.0) (etidronate: 9.0 (1.5)%, p < 0.0001, placebo: 0.5 (2.3)%). No significant bone loss occurred in the hip in placebo treated patients. CONCLUSIONS: Cyclic etidronate is an effective treatment for postmenopausal women receiving corticosteroid treatment and is well tolerated.  (+info)

Dietary isoflavones: biological effects and relevance to human health. (3/3580)

Substantial evidence indicates that diets high in plant-based foods may explain the epidemiologic variance of many hormone-dependent diseases that are a major cause of mortality and morbidity in Western populations. There is now an increased awareness that plants contain many phytoprotectants. Lignans and isoflavones represent two of the main classes of phytoestrogens of current interest in clinical nutrition. Although ubiquitous in their occurrence in the plant kingdom, these bioactive nonnutrients are found in particularly high concentrations in flaxseeds and soybeans and have been found to have a wide range of hormonal and nonhormonal activities that serve to provide plausible mechanisms for the potential health benefits of diets rich in phytoestrogens. Data from animal and in vitro studies provide convincing evidence for the potential of phytoestrogens in influencing hormone-dependent states; although the clinical application of diets rich in these estrogen mimics is in its infancy, data from preliminary studies suggest beneficial effects of importance to health. This review focuses on the more recent studies pertinent to this field and includes, where appropriate, the landmark and historical literature that has led to the exponential increase in interest in phytoestrogens from a clinical nutrition perspective.  (+info)

Walker 256/S carcinosarcoma causes osteoporosis-like changes through ectopical secretion of luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone. (4/3580)

We have shown that Walker 256/S mammary carcinoma caused osteoporosis-like changes in young female rats, accompanied by low serum estradiol and hypercalciuria without changes in the serum levels of calcium, phosphorus, and parathyroid hormone-related peptide. In this study, we investigated the cause of bone loss after Walker 256/S inoculation into female 6-week-old Wistar Imamichi rats, focusing on the sex hormone balance in the host animal. Walker 256/S-bearing rats showed characteristic osteoporosis, with a significant increase in spleen weight and a significant decrease in uterine weight by 14 days after s.c. tumor inoculation. In the in vitro bone marrow culture, mineralized nodule formation ability decreased according to the time after tumor inoculation, and tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase-positive multinucleated cell formation increased at 7 days after tumor inoculation, but it began to decrease at 14 days after tumor inoculation. This indicates that after inoculation with Walker 256/S tumor, the progenitors of osteoblasts and ostroclasts lost their balance in the bone turnover, resulting in bone resorption. On the other hand, Walker 256/S carcinoma expressed luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LH-RH) mRNA, and in Walker 256/S-bearing rats, the serum LH-RH level increased significantly from 3 days after tumor inoculation, whereas in the healthy control rats, this level was very low. Consequently, the serum levels of follicle-stimulating hormone, luteinizing hormone, estradiol, and progesterone were significantly lower in the tumor-bearing rats than in the healthy control rats. Because the LH-RH gene is located in the long prolactin release-inhibiting factor (PIF) gene and mRNA amplified by reverse transcription-PCR in this study contained whole LH-RH and a part of PIF, the Walker 256/S tumor is thought to express PIF. Indeed, the serum prolactin level decreased in tumor-bearing rats. The serum level of growth hormone, one of the other pituitary hormones, was not changed. Moreover, the level of an osteolytic cytokine, tumor necrosis factor alpha, increased in the serum of Walker 256/S-bearing rats, although this may be a result of the immune response of the host animal to tumor growth as well as an enlarged spleen. In conclusion, the Walker 256/S tumor lowers estrogen secretion through ectopical oversecretion of LH-RH, and then osteolytic cytokines, such as tumor necrosis factor alpha, increase in tumor-bearing rats, escape the control of estrogen, and activate osteoclasts, resulting in bone loss in a short period.  (+info)

A high incidence of vertebral fracture in women with breast cancer. (5/3580)

Because treatment for breast cancer may adversely affect skeletal metabolism, we investigated vertebral fracture risk in women with non-metastatic breast cancer. The prevalence of vertebral fracture was similar in women at the time of first diagnosis to that in an age-matched sample of the general population. The incidence of vertebral fracture, however, was nearly five times greater than normal in women from the time of first diagnosis [odds ratio (OR), 4.7; 95% confidence interval (95% CI), 2.3-9.9], and 20-fold higher in women with soft-tissue metastases without evidence of skeletal metastases (OR, 22.7; 95% CI, 9.1-57.1). We conclude that vertebral fracture risk is markedly increased in women with breast cancer.  (+info)

Bone densitometry at a district general hospital: evaluation of service by doctors and patients. (6/3580)

OBJECTIVE: To assess doctors' and patients' views about a district general hospital bone densitometry service and to examine existing practice to influence future provision. DESIGN: Three postal surveys: (a) of doctors potentially using the service, (b) of patients undergoing a bone densitometry test during a six month period, and (c) of the referring doctors of the patients undergoing the test. SETTING: Bone densitometry service at South Cleveland Hospital, Middlesbrough and two district health authorities: South Tees and Northallerton. SUBJECTS: All general practitioners (n=201) and hospital consultants in general medicine, rheumatology, obstetrics and gynaecology, orthopaedics, radio therapy and oncology, haematology, and radiology (n=61); all patients undergoing an initial bone densitometry test (n=309) during a six month period; and their referring doctors. MAIN MEASURES: Service awareness and use, knowledge of clinical indications, test results, influence of test results on patient management, satisfaction with the service and its future provision. RESULTS: The overall response rates for the three surveys were 87%, 70%, and 61%. There was a high awareness of the service among doctors and patients; 219(84%) doctors were aware and 155 of them (71%) had used it, and patients often (40%) suggested the test to their doctor. The test was used for a range of reasons including screening although the general use was consistent with current guidelines. Two hundred (65%) bone densitometry measurements were normal, 71(23%) were low normal, and 38(12%) were low. Although doctors reported that management of patients had been influenced by the test results, the algorithm for decision making was unclear. Patients and doctors were satisfied with the service and most (n=146, 68%) doctors wanted referral guidelines for the service. CONCLUSIONS: There was a high awareness of, use of, and satisfaction with the service. Patients were being referred for a range of reasons and a few of these could not be justified, many tests were normal, and clinical decision making was not always influenced by the test result. It is concluded that bone densitometry services should be provided but only for patients whose management will be influenced by test results and subject to guidelines to ensure appropriate use of the technology.  (+info)

Osteoporosis: review of guidelines and consensus statements. (7/3580)

This activity is designed for physicians, pharmacists, nurses, health planners, directors of managed care organizations, and payers of health services. GOAL: To understand current guidelines and consensus statements regarding the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of osteoporosis. OBJECTIVE: List four national or international organizations involved in the development of consensus statements regarding the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of osteoporosis. 2. Discuss the significant differences among different countries regarding the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. 3. List the major risk factors for osteoporosis. 4. Describe the differences in the application of bone mineral density scans, biochemical markers, and ultrasound in evaluating patients with suspected osteopenia and osteoporosis. 5. Distinguish between and briefly discuss therapeutic modalities used in primary prevention, secondary prevention, and treatment of osteoporosis. 6. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of estrogen/hormone replacement therapy. 7. Describe alternatives to estrogen/hormone replacement therapy.  (+info)

Development and validation of a simple questionnaire to facilitate identification of women likely to have low bone density. (8/3580)

The relationship between low bone mass and risk of fracture is well documented. Although bone densitometry is the method of choice for detecting low bone mass, its use may be limited by the availability of equipment, cost, and reimbursement issues. Improved patient selection for bone densitometry might increase the cost-effectiveness of screening for osteoporosis, a goal we sought to achieve by developing and validating a questionnaire based solely on patient-derived data. Responses to the questionnaire were used to assign postmenopausal women to one of two groups: (1) those unlikely to have low bone mineral density (defined as 2 standard deviations or more below the mean bone mass at the femoral neck in young, healthy white women) and therefore probably not currently candidates for bone densitometry; and (2) those likely to have low bone mineral density and therefore probably candidates for bone densitometry. We asked community-dwelling perimenopausal and postmenopausal women attending one of 106 participating multispecialty centers (both academic and community based) to complete a self-administered questionnaire and undergo bone density measurement using dual x-ray absorptiometry. We used regression modeling to identify factors most predictive of low bone density at the femoral neck in the postmenopausal group. A simple additive scoring system was developed based on the regression model. Results were validated in a separate cohort of postmenopausal women. Data were collected from 1279 postmenopausal women in the development cohort. Using only six questions (age, weight, race, fracture history, rheumatoid arthritis history, and estrogen use), we achieved a target of 89% sensitivity and 50% specificity. The likelihood ratio was 1.78. Validation in a separate group of 207 postmenopausal women yielded 91% sensitivity and 40% specificity. Assuming population characteristics similar to those of our development cohort, use of our questionnaire could decrease the use of bone densitometry by approximately 30%. Sensitivity and specificity can be varied by changing the level for referral for densitometry to provide the most cost-effective use within a particular healthcare setting. Thus use of our questionnaire, an inexpensive prescreening tool, in conjunction with physician assessment can optimize the use of bone densitometry and may lead to substantial savings in many healthcare settings where large numbers of women require evaluation for low bone mass.  (+info)

TY - JOUR. T1 - Comparison of the male osteoporosis risk estimation score (MORES) with frax in identifying men at risk for osteoporosis. AU - Cass, Alvah R.. AU - Shepherd, Angela. AU - Asirot, Rechelle. AU - Mahajan, Manju. AU - Nizami, Maimoona. PY - 2016/7/1. Y1 - 2016/7/1. N2 - PURPOSE We wanted to compare the male osteoporosis risk estimation score (MORES) with the fracture risk assessment tool (FRAX) in screening men for osteoporosis. METHODS This study reports analysis of data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III), a nationally representative sample of the US population, comparing the operating characteristics of FRAX and MORES to identify men at risk for osteoporosis using a subset of 1,498 men, aged 50 years and older, with a valid dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scan. DXA-derived bone mineral density using a T score of -2.5 or lower at either the femoral neck or total hip defined the diagnosis of osteoporosis. Outcomes included the ...
Management of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis: prevalence, and emerging treatment options Juraj Payer, Kristina Brazdilova, Peter Jackuliak5th Department of Internal Medicine, Medical Faculty of Comenius University and Faculty Hospital Bratislava, Bratislava, SlovakiaAbstract: An excess amount of glucocorticoids represents the primary and most frequent etiological factor influencing secondary osteoporosis. Patients receiving glucocorticoids, but also those with the endogenous form of hypercorticism, are at high risk for the loss of bone density, with the subsequent occurrence of pathological fractures. In this review, we summarize the currently available methods of prevention and the treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis. We also include a proposal for both a prophylactic and therapeutic approach that takes into account the risk factors typical for long-term users of glucocorticoids.Keywords: glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis, bone mineral density, osteoporotic fractures, calcium and
1) Primary osteoporosis. This is the most common type and affects both men and women over a certain age. Its causes are diverse and may range from hormonal problems to poor dietary habits and lack of physical activity. For more information on the subject, you can read the article on osteoporosis causes.. 2) Secondary osteoporosis. This occurs either as a result of another disease (hyperthyroidism, for example) or as a result of the medication taken to treat another disease. Prolonged use of certain medication is known to lead to side effects such as low bone mineral density and increase the risk of osteoporosis.. 3) Juvenile osteoporosis. Although rare, this type of osteoporosis affects children during their growth period and may have to do with low bone formation rates or fast bone resorption rates. Any significant growth spurt occurring in between 8 and 18 years of age can trigger osteoporosis onset.. 4) Osteogenesis imperfecta. This is also a rare occurrence. It is a type of osteoporosis that ...
Indonesian postmenopausal women face the same osteoporosis risk factors as do women in the West. But are there any differences that make having a localized research study necessary? - Osteoporosis risk factors in Indonesian women - Menopause at BellaOnline
Report of the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Osteoporosis November 2004 Committee Members Senator Toni Hellon, Chair Senator Robert Cannell Ms. Jane Canby Ms. Renea Gentry Dr. Jeffrey Lisse Dr. Timothy Lohman Ms. Margie Tate Ms. Terri Verason RECEIVED OCT 2 3 2004 ,-SPEAKERS OFfiCE Report ofthe Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Osteoporosis INTRODUCTION This report summarizes the efforts of the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Osteoporosis. This report is being submitted to the Governor, the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President ofthe Senate. PURPOSE The Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Osteoporosis, established by the President of the Senate on December 2, 2002, was charged with the following: (1) Research and collect information on osteoporosis; (2) Evaluate the various approaches used by the state and local governments to increase public awareness ofthe risk, treatment and prevention ofosteoporosis; (3) Identify areas where public awareness, public education, research and coordination about ...
Medline Abbreviated Title: Osteoporos Int, OSTEOPOROSIS INT, Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA, Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA., Osteoporosis International : with other metabolic bone diseases, Osteoporosis International: With other Metabolic Bone Diseases, OSTEOPOROSIS INTERNATIONALWITH OTHER MET ...
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Osteoporosis was first discovered by John Hunter, British surgeon, in 1800s. Osteoporosis may be classified as primary or secondary, based on etiology; while, it is divided in to osteopenia, osteoporosis, and severe osteoporosis, based on disease severity. Osteoporosis occurs as result of an imbalance between bone resorption and bone formation. Major contributing factors to the development of osteoporosis include estrogen deficiency and aging. These factors might lead to osteoporosis by reactive oxygen species (ROS) mediated damage to osteocytes. Decrease in the capability of autophagy in osteocytes is another important factor which makes them vulnerable to oxidative stress. Genes involved in the pathogenesis of osteoporosis can be categorized in four main groups which include the osteoblast regulatory genes, osteoclast regulatory genes, bone matrix elements genes, and hormone/receptor genes. Osteoporosis must be differentiated from other diseases associated with a decrease in bone mineral ...
To determine if a patient has glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis, you can measure the bone mineral density (BMD) at different parts of the patients body, such as the spine and hip. Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is currently the best test to measure BMD. The test is quick and painless; it is similar to having an X-ray taken, but uses much less radiation. DXA results are scored in comparison to the BMD of young, healthy individuals, resulting in a measurement called a T-score. Patients with T-scores of -2.5 or lower are considered to have osteoporosis and are at a higher risk for a fracture.. According to patient fact-sheet writer Shreyasee Amin, MD, the major goal in the management of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis is the prevention of fractures and to help decrease bone loss. At a minimum, she suggests that patients should take 1,000 to 1,500 milligrams of calcium and 400 to 800 IU of vitamin D supplements on a daily basis.. ...
Author(s): Sebastian, Anthony; Frassetto, Lynda A | Abstract: Osteoporosis is a disorder of bone in which the mass of the bone is reduced and the bones architecture at the microscopic level is disordered. Together those abnormalities predispose affected individuals to experience fractures despite only minimal trauma (i.e., fragility fractures). Age related osteoporosis is a common type of osteoporosis that occurs with aging in both men and women usually beginning after the age of peak bone mass. Research has found that the disorder can be partially reversed by reducing the net amount of acid that is produced when consuming typical Western diets. However, the amelioration that results has not been so dramatic or so consistent that physicians have adopted the procedure as part of the standard treatment for age-related osteoporosis. We propose that reducing the net acid load from the diet is not sufficient to reverse age related osteoporosis because it fails to supply base needed to restore the large
UNLABELLED: This paper provides a framework for the development of national guidelines for the management of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis in men and women aged 18 years and over in whom oral glucocorticoid therapy is considered for 3 months or longer. INTRODUCTION: The need for updated guidelines for Europe and other parts of the world was recognised by the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the European Calcified Tissue Society, which set up a joint Guideline Working Group at the end of 2010. METHODS AND RESULTS: The epidemiology of GIO is reviewed. Assessment of risk used a fracture probability-based approach, and intervention thresholds were based on 10-year probabilities using FRAX. The efficacy of intervention was assessed by a systematic review. CONCLUSIONS: Guidance for glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis is updated in the light of new treatments and methods of assessment. National guidelines derived from this resource need to be tailored within the national healthcare framework of
Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones become weak and are more likely to break. According to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, 80 percent of the people in the United States with osteoporosis are women. One out of every two women over age 50 will break a bone in their lifetime due to osteoporosis.. People with osteoporosis at high risk for fracture include those that have had an osteoporotic fracture, or have multiple risk factors for fracture; or those who have failed or are intolerant to other available osteoporosis therapy. Prolia works to decrease the destruction of bone and increase bone mass and strength. An injection of Prolia is recommended once every six months.. Due to its prevalence, osteoporosis is a serious concern to public health, said Julie Beitz, M.D., director of the FDAs Office of Drug Evaluation III. The approval of Prolia provides another treatment option for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis who are susceptible to ...
Definition of simple calculated osteoporosis risk estimation in the Financial Dictionary - by Free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. What is simple calculated osteoporosis risk estimation? Meaning of simple calculated osteoporosis risk estimation as a finance term. What does simple calculated osteoporosis risk estimation mean in finance?
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Cincinnati--Researchers at the University of Cincinnati Bone Health and Osteoporosis Center are conducting a study to assess the safety and effectiveness of an oral drug on bone health. Although it is more common in post-menopausal women, 10 percent of all men over the age of 50 have enough bone loss that they can be clinically diagnosed as having osteoporosis, said Nelson Watts, MD. Dr. Watts is a UC professor and director of the UC Bone Health and Osteoporosis Center.. The clinical trial will investigate the effectiveness of this medication on preserving bone health in men. In this randomly assigned trial, two thirds of the participants will receive an active medication. One third of the group will receive a placebo. All bone scans and medications are free for qualified participants.. For more information about the male osteoporosis study, call (513) 475-7415. All inquiries are confidential.. ...
Osteoporosis is now recognized as an important public health problem in men. One in three osteoporotic fractures occur in men and the consequences of a fracture in men tend to be more severe than in women. There is now more knowledge about the risk factors and the secondary causes of osteoporosis and fractures in the male population. However, osteoporosis in men still remains under-diagnosed and under-treated. Therapeutic approaches to osteoporosis in men are less well defined than in women. Most of the pharmacologic agents that are currently available, are licensed for use in men on the basis of BMD end points and extrapolation of previous fracture data in women. Drugs now approved for treatment of male osteoporosis in most countries include the anti-resorptive amino-bisphosphonates alendronate, risedronate and zoledronic acid, the anti-resorptive monoclonal antibody denosumab, and the bone-anabolic agent teriparatide. In recent randomized controlled trials most of these compounds were ...
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There are no data on the use of denosumab in steroid induced osteoporosis. Postmenopausal women with chronic use of Glucocorticoid (GCs) are at high-risk of osteoporotic fractures. Despite bisphosphonate treatment, a certain proportion of high-risk patients using chronic GCs either do not achieve a satisfactory gain in bone mineral density (BMD) or develop new fragility fractures. Thus, more potent osteoporosis treatment is necessary for this subgroup of patients. This prompts the current study which aims to examine the efficacy of denosumab in current users of oral bisphosphonates for Glucocorticoid-induced Osteoporosis (GIOP ...
Osteoporosis is a disease that affects the bones. As the bones start loosing their usual density they become weaker & are more likely to break. Studies have shown that every one in two women & every one in four men above the age of 50 tend to break bones due to osteoporosis. It can cause serious complications & appropriate measures must be taken to avoid extreme consequences.. There is no exact cure for osteoporosis. The idea of the osteoporosis treatment process is to strengthen the bones in order to protect them. The treatment primarily consists of a combination of drugs and suitable lifestyle changes that help in minimising the rate of bone resorption.. Preventive measures include a modification in the general lifestyle factors, doing more muscle-strengthening exercises and ensuring adequate intake of calcium and vitamin D.The medications used for osteoporosis treatment are anti-resorptive agents. Osteoporosis occurs when the rate of resorption in the bones overtakes the rate of bone ...
Clinicians guide to prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. National Osteoporosis Foundation website. Available at: https://www.nof.org/prevention/. Updated 2013. Accessed June 22, 2018.. Diagnosis information. National Osteoporosis Foundation website. Available at: https://www.nof.org/patients/diagnosis-information. Accessed June 22, 2018.. Ho-Pham LT, Nguyen ND, Nguyen TV. Effect of vegetarian diets on bone mineral density: a Bayesian meta-analysis. Am J Clin Nutr. 2009;90(4):943-950.. Khosla L, Melton LJ. Clinical practice: osteopenia. N Engl J Med. 2007;356(22):2293-2300.. Osteoporosis. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T113815/Osteoporosis . Updated February 1, 2018. Accessed June 22, 2018. Osteoporosis causes and risk factors. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T902594/Osteoporosis-causes-and-risk-factors . Updated May 9, 2018. Accessed June 22, 2018. Osteoporosis tests. Ortho Info-American Academy ...
Osteoporosis is a disease that affects roughly 10 million Americans, according to statistics from the National Osteoporosis Foundation. Additionally, another 44 million people are at an increased risk of developing the disease due to of low bone density. Symptoms appear in more than one-third of women over the age of 65. Fractures, pain, and mobility limitations can occur from osteoporosis. Understanding the signs and symptoms, as well as prevention methods, can decrease your chance of developing osteoporosis.. What is Osteoporosis?. Osteoporosis is a disease that decreases bone density and weakens bones. Many people are unaware that they have this disease, and only catch it after an injury. Bone fractures can greatly diminish your quality of life through persistent discomfort and limited mobility.. Oral Health Linked to Osteoporosis. If you suffer from osteoporosis, your oral health is also at risk. Your jawbone may begin to weaken, leading to significant oral health complications. A routine ...
Osteoporosis is a very prevalent condition, affecting millions of adults.. Osteoporosis occurs when the bones become thin and weakened, often as a natural part of aging. This is because as bones age, bone breaks down and absorbs faster than new bone forms.. Most individuals will experience osteoporosis after age 60, but it can happen at any age.. Women who have gone through menopause are at an increased risk for developing osteoporosis due to the decline in estrogen levels. Estrogen protects bone mass, and the reduction of the hormone post-menopause can cause bone loss.. Women age 65 and older should have a dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scan to screen for osteoporosis.. Osteoporosis is called the silent disease because most patients with osteoporosis wont exhibit any symptoms until they break a bone.. Individuals with osteoporosis are at high risk of developing broken bones (fractures), even with minimal trauma.. Fractures that develop with minimal trauma due to weakness and thinned ...
Alendronate, risedronate, zoledronic acid, denosumab, and teriparatide reduce the risk of vertebral and nonvertebral fractures among postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. Ibandronate and raloxifene reduce the risk of vertebral but not nonvertebral fractures. Alendronate, risedronate, zoledronic acid, and denosumab prevent hip fractures among postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. Risedronate decreases the risk of vertebral and nonvertebral fracture among men with osteoporosis.. Among those treated with glucocorticoids, fracture risk reduction was demonstrated for risedronate and alendronate compared to placebo; and for teriparatide compared to alendronate.. Few studies have compared osteoporosis therapies head-to-head.. Adherence to pharmacotherapy is poor in patients with osteoporosis, as with other chronic conditions. Many factors affect adherence to medications, including dosing frequency, side effects of medications, knowledge about osteoporosis, and cost. Age, prior history of fracture, ...
Fractures associated with osteoporosis are expected to rise to 3 million by 2025 with a cost of $25 billion in medical costs. Many of these fractures could be avoided through preventive measures, such as improved implementation of fall reduction strategies and use of effective medications. While medications can significantly reduce the chance of fractures among adults with osteoporosis, alarmingly few at-risk adults use osteoporosis treatments regularly. Only 10% to 30% of at-risk adults ever initiate osteoporosis medications, and of those, only 40% to 50% continue to fill their prescriptions after 1 year. There is a clear need to develop ways for improving adherence with osteoporosis medication regimens. The purpose of this study is to evaluate a telephone coaching program, with or without helpful adherence notifications to doctors, in improving treatment adherence in older adults who are starting an osteoporosis medication.. Participation in this study will last 1 year. Through random ...
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis (GIO) is the leading cause of secondary osteoporosis. Clinical evidence suggests a role for genistein aglycone in the treatment of post-menopausal osteopenia although proof of efficacy in comparison with currently available treatments is still lacking. To clarify this issue, we investigated the effects of genistein on bone compared with alendronate in experimental GIO. EXPERIMENTAL APPROACH: A total of 28 female Sprague-Dawley rats were used. GIO was induced by daily injections of methylprednisolone (MP; 30 mg x kg(-1) s.c.) for 60 days. Sham GIO animals (Sham-MP) were injected daily with the MP vehicle. At the end of the osteoporosis development period, MP rats were randomized to receive: vehicle (n= 7), genistein aglycone (5 mg x kg(-1) s.c.; n= 7) or alendronate (0.03 mg x kg(-1) s.c.; n= 7). Treatment lasted 60 days. Sham-MP animals were treated with vehicle for an additional 60 days. At the beginning and at the end of treatments, ...
Osteoporosis is caused by the bones losing density, and this can be due to a variety of issues. The bones of the body are a living tissue that is constantly being broken down and built up again. A special form of bone cell, osteoclasts break down bone cells that are damaged, and osteoblasts, a different type of cell, build up new bone tissue. Bones are never solid, but as osteoporosis sets in, the bones develop larger spaces between clusters of tissue. In secondary osteoporosis, this loss of density is due to a diagnosed medical condition, including bone marrow disease, inflammatory disorders, endocrine diseases, or taking certain corticosteroids. In primary osteoporosis, the relationship between osteoclasts and osteoblasts gradually gets off balance as people age, and they lose bone density without a medical condition. Certain levels of hormones and nutrients tend to contribute to primary osteoporosis. If a person does not have enough calcium for essential bodily functions, the body will leach ...
Osteoporosis management is suboptimal even for high-risk people with a history of prior fracture. There is also evidence that individuals with moderate trauma fracture have a lower bone density and are at higher risk of subsequent fracture. This study aimed to define factors influencing the management of individuals at risk for osteoporosis and to examine the risk profiles of individuals with minimal and moderate trauma fractures. Consecutive fracture patients (n =218) treated in the outpatient fracture clinic in St Vincents Hospital, Sydney, over a 15-month period (February 2002-July 2003) were interviewed. Fracture risk factors, prior investigation and treatment for osteoporosis were collected and participants were contacted after 3 months to ascertain follow-up. Risk factors for osteoporosis including family history, low dietary calcium and conditions associated with bone loss were similar between low- and moderate-trauma groups and between sexes. Even though half of participants had had a prior
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The herbs used in TCM are known for their many therapeutic properties. To investigate their potential in preventing osteoporotic fractures, Taiwanese researchers conducted a nationwide, population-based cohort study. They identified osteoporosis cases and selected a comparison group that was frequency-matched according to sex, age (per five years), diagnosis year of osteoporosis, and index year. They also estimated the difference between the two groups in terms of the development of fracture using the Kaplan-Meier method and the log-rank test.. After the insertion of age, gender, urbanization level, and comorbidities into the Coxs proportional hazard model, the researchers found that the patients who used TCM had a lower hazard ratio of fracture compared to those who did not use TCM. Based on the Kaplan-Meier curves, they also reported that osteoporosis patients who used TCM had a lower incidence of fracture than those who did not. In addition, the researchers observed that patients who used ...
May is Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, people are encouraged to understand the risk factors associated with this condition. Preventative measures which promote healthy bones include sufficient calcium intake, achieving adequate levels of vitamin D, and performing bone healthy exercises. The aim of National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month is to promote good bone health through the prevention, detection and treatment of osteoporosis.. Osteoporosis is more common in women than in men; approximately 80% of osteoporosis cases are in women. Women are often the main focus of these awareness campaigns as are people with a family history of osteoporosis. Teenage girls are encouraged to build strong bones while they are still developing. The consequences of weak bones later in life can be serious. Building strong bones during this crucial development stage includes eating foods high in calcium and vitamin D, eating fruits and vegetables every day, and regular exercise. During ...
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The options available for effective osteoporosis treatment continue to grow. Because of the large number of treatment options, many clinicians, particularly in primary care, are uncertain about when to start therapy, which drug to use, and when to stop. The issue of when to stop antifracture therapy is now front and center as evidence accumulates that the antifracture benefits of some treatments persist after discontinuation and as patients increasingly voice concerns about possible rare but serious problems linked to osteoporosis treatment, such as atypical femoral fractures, osteonecrosis of the jaw, arrhythmias, and cancer. The decision about when to stop or change osteoporosis treatment is particularly complex and should be influenced by the expected benefits and harms of continued use and at least some information about what to expect after therapy is stopped (also known as resolution-of-effect). A prolonged skeletal resolution-of-effect, characteristic of at least some bisphosphonates, might be
May 17, 2004. Strontium ranelate can prevent both hip and vertebral fractures in women over 70 years old, researchers reported this week at the IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis in Rio de Janeiro (conference abstract OC 39).. Women in this age bracket have an elevated risk of sustaining hip fractures, which have been shown to increase mortality at the rate of 15 to 30 percent, mostly within the first six months after the fracture. Data show that two grams of strontium ranelate, taken daily, can reduce the risk of hip fractures in this subpopulation by 36%, and vertebral fractures by up to 59%.. The bone-saving properties of strontium ranelate were evaluated in two randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trials. The five-year TROPOS (TReatment Of Peripheral OSteoporosis) study was designed to evaluate the efficacy of the drug in treating peripheral fractures, while the Spinal Osteoporosis Therapeutic Intervention (SOTI) study was designed to assess the drugs ability to reduce new vertebral ...
Osteoporosis is a progressive condition in which bone density is lost, or there is insufficient bone formation, thereby weakening the bones and making them more susceptible to fractures. Although much more common in older adults, especially women in menopause and after, osteoporosis can also occur during childhood. Most often, osteoporosis during childhood is caused by an underlying medical condition (the disease is then called secondary osteoporosis) or a genetic disorder (such as osteogenesis imperfecta). However, sometimes, no cause can be found and the disease is categorized as a very rare form of osteoporosis, called idiopathic juvenile osteoporosis (IJO).. ...
Osteoporosis is a progressive condition in which bone density is lost, or there is insufficient bone formation, thereby weakening the bones and making them more susceptible to fractures. Although much more common in older adults, especially women in menopause and after, osteoporosis can also occur during childhood. Most often, osteoporosis during childhood is caused by an underlying medical condition (the disease is then called secondary osteoporosis) or a genetic disorder (such as osteogenesis imperfecta). However, sometimes, no cause can be found and the disease is categorized as a very rare form of osteoporosis, called idiopathic juvenile osteoporosis (IJO).. ...
The launch of the National Osteoporosis Societys Message to My Younger Self campaign generated extensive press coverage this week, highlighting crucial messages to millions of people across the UK about the importance of healthy eating for strong bones.. Our story - which warned that current eating habits of teenagers and young adults could cause bone health problems in later life - was reported across the UK media, with some reports focusing on the dangers of diets which cut out some food groups such as dairy products.. This element of some of the reports generated a great deal of interest, particularly across the charitys social media channels.. Responding to the issues raised over the role dairy plays in bone health, National Osteoporosis Society Clinical Director Fizz Thompson said the charitys main message was to eat a healthy balanced diet including calcium for strong bones in all its forms.. Dairy is just one way to get good amounts of calcium; its not better absorbed or preferable ...
Although physicians may be familiar with osteoporosis, a systemic skeletal disease that leads to increased bone fragility, there may not always see the significance of the disease. Unfortunately, the disease remains an underdiagnosed and undertreated disease. And there often is a disconnect between the patient who has a fracture and someone recognizing that there may well be an underlying disease or problem - namely osteoporosis - that has led to the increased risk for fracture and a fracture occurring. |br /||br /|In this episode of Physician's Weekly, Peter Hofland, Ph.D. talks with Andrea Singer, MD, FACP, CCD, is the Chief Medical officer of the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) about osteoporosis and the results of a recently published report that provides national and state-level insights into the economic and health impact of osteoporotic fractures on Medicare Fee for Service beneficiaries and the Medicare program. [1] In addition to her responsibilities at the National Osteoporosis
Prednisone and other steroids are used to treat many conditions, but they may also cause serious side effects such as steroid-induced osteoporosis.
How Osteoporosis Could Affect the Way You Practice. Osteoporosis is a condition that can strike even the most health-conscious and vibrant of your patients. Here is what you need to know about the condition.. Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones become thin and less dense over time; as bone mineral density is reduced, the amount and variety of proteins in bone changes and the bone micro-architecture is disrupted.1 In osteoporosis, the bone loss is severe, causing even the normal stress that occurs during sitting, standing, or even coughing to cause unexpected fractures. As a result, it is not uncommon for someone with osteoporosis to struggle with chronic pain, immobility, disability, loss of independence, and a lower quality of life.2,3. What Are the Symptoms?. Osteoporosis occurs stealthily over several years with no visible signs. Often, the first sign of osteoporosis is a painful fracture that needs medical care. The bones most susceptible to fracture are the spine, hip, rib, or ...
The evaluation and treatment of osteoporosis differ depending on several conditions such as the associated risk factors for the development of osteoporosis and fragility fractures, gender, age and menopausal status of the individual, and the presence of other secondary associated processes, among others. In addition, some types of secondary osteoporosis, such as glucocorticoid induced osteoporosis, present fractures with relatively higher bone mineral density values, whereas other metabolic bone diseases, such as osteomalacia, can easly be misdiagnosed with this condition. All these data should be taken into account when evaluating the diagnosis and treatment of these patients. Besides general measures, the pharmacological management of osteoporosis, including the type of antiosteoporotic drug, administration route, optimal treatment duration and monitoring, depend on the characteristics of the patient, the fracture risk and the type of treatment. Thus, whereas bisphosphonates are commonly used ...
Osteoporosis is severely impaired bone strength resulting in skeletal fragility. This stage of compromised bone health increases the risk of potentially life-threatening bone fractures from falls. Statistics released by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality indicate that one in five women who break a hip will die within a year. In the most severe cases of osteoporosis, bones are so brittle, even a sneeze can break a rib.. Masters swimmers can reduce osteoporosis risk by complementing swim workouts with weight-bearing activities, such as brisk walking and weight training. Individuals already diagnosed with osteoporosis should use caution at the pool to avoid impact and fall-related injuries.. The National Osteoporosis Foundation recommends that people with compromised bone health avoid forward bending from the waist and twisting the spine to the point of strain. Diving off the blocks is one example of a potentially hazardous forward flexion activity.. For this reason, swimmers with ...
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Osteoporosis is a major health threat in the United States, particularly among people older than 50 years of age. Estimates indicate that 10 million Americans have osteoporosis, and another 34 million are at risk of developing osteoporosis due to low bone mass. Although women are more at risk of developing the condition (80% of patients with osteoporosis are women), all people older than 50 should be concerned about prevention, because studies indicate that 55% of Americans older than 40 exhibit signs of low bone mass. The best way to fight osteoporosis is with early intervention - ideally in the form of a calcium-rich diet and weightbearing exercise. Men younger than 65 and premenopausal women should be getting 1000 mg of calcium a day, and men and women aged 65 and older should be getting a daily dose of 1500 mg. The problem is that most people do not consume a diet of the dairy products, leafy green vegetables, fish, and tofu that delivers adequate levels of calcium. Thus, many patients are ...
Highlights from the 2014 World Congress on Osteoporosis held in Seville, Spain. Professor Roger Fielding gives and overview of sarcopenia and the increased importance of muscle at the WCO. Professor Maria-Luisa Brandi gives an introduction to skeletal rare disorders and why osteoporosis professionals should pay attention to these diseases.. ...
Osteoporosis is a major public health threat for an estimated 44 million Americans, or 55 percent of the people 50 years of age and older. In the U.S., 10 million individuals are estimated to already have the disease and almost 34 million are estimated to have low bone mass, placing them at increased risk for osteoporosis. By the year 2010, it is estimated that over 52 million women and men in this same age category will be affected, and if current trends continue, the figure will climb up to over 61 million by 2020 according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation.. Being Asian is a risk factor for osteoporosis. Having a thin, small boned frame (or low bone mass), low physical activity and low calcium intake also are risk factors. As much as 90% of Asian Americans may be lactose intolerant, therefore obtaining calcium from dairy products proves problematic. As a result of osteoporosis, vertebral or spinal fracture occurrence is high among Asian American women.. ...
It is important to speak to your healthcare provider to find out when a BMD test is appropriate for you. Your healthcare provider will consider your risk factors for osteoporosis (such as your age, medical history including your history of broken bones, your parental history of osteoporosis and/or fracture, and more) when deciding on the right time for you to have a BMD test.. The NYSOPEP Osteoporosis Risk Assessment for Postmenopausal Women is a tool that you can use to identify your personal risk factors for osteoporosis. The completed assessment should be discussed with your healthcare provider. The tool can be used to empower your discussion with your healthcare provider about how to reduce your risks for osteoporosis and help your healthcare provider decide when a BMD test is right for you. Although risk factors may increase your likelihood of getting osteoporosis, having risk factors does not mean that you have or will get the disease. A BMD test is the only way to diagnose ...
ABSTRACT. The term metabolic bone disease encompasses an unrelated group of systemic conditions that impact on skeletal collagen and mineral metabolism. Their asymptomatic progression leads to advanced skeletal debilitation and late clinical manifestation. This article provides a brief overview of advances in the understanding of the pathogenesis of rickets, osteomalacia and age-related osteoporosis.. ...
If youre nearing 60, you have some pretty good company. Actress Sally Field, the seemingly ageless icon of a Baby Boom generation that starts turning 60 this year, has revealed that she has osteoporosis and is leading a public action campaign to inspire women to fight the fragile bone disease. Surprised by her recent diagnosis of osteoporosis, Field chose to go public with her personal health and is launching Rally With Sally For Bone HealthSM, sponsored by Roche and GlaxoSmithKline. The campaign encourages women with osteoporosis to protect themselves against fractures so they can remain active and reduce their risk of a debilitating injury.. Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones become weaker, more brittle and susceptible to fractures. One in two women over age 50 will suffer an osteoporosis-related fracture in her lifetime, which can result in significant pain and loss of height and may possibly cause some women to lose their ability to dress themselves, stand up and even walk. It can ...
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Osteoporosis[edit]. Another human disorder that can be explained by mismatch theory is the rise in osteoporosis in modern ... Evolutionary biologists have posited that the increase in osteoporosis in modern Western populations is likely due to our ... In advanced societies, many people, especially women, are remarkably susceptible to osteoporosis during aging. Fossil evidence ... with bones from elderly hunter-gatherer women often showing no evidence of osteoporosis. ...
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Bone density, as well as joints, are also affected, resulting in early osteopenia and osteoporosis.[21] Women past menopause ... Marcus R, Feldman D, Dempster DW, Luckey M, Cauley JA (13 June 2013). Osteoporosis. Academic Press. pp. 331-. ISBN 978-0-12- ... Albright F, Smith PH, Richardson AM (31 May 1941). "Postmenopausal Osteoporosis: Its Clinical Features". JAMA. 116 (22): 2465- ...
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Some diseases with symptoms of decreased bone density are osteoporosis, and rickets. Some people who experience increased bone ... Osteoporosis International. 20 (9): 1529-1538. doi:10.1007/s00198-009-0836-y. ISSN 1433-2965. PMID 19238309. Ronis, Martin J. J ... prolonged ethanol exposure increases fracture risk by decreasing bone mineral density and promoting osteoporosis. Indirect ... adding weight-bearing exercise versus nonweight bearing programs to the medical treatment of elderly patients with osteoporosis ...
Prophylaxis of osteoporosis in women: 5-10 mg daily or 35-70 mg weekly. Therapy of osteoporosis in women and men : 10 mg daily ... Both groups also took calcium and vitamin D. Prophylaxis and treatment of female osteoporosis Treatment of male osteoporosis ... Osteoporosis under corticosteroids: 5-10 mg daily or 35-70 mg weekly in men and premenopausal women or those receiving ... Alendronic acid (INN) or alendronate sodium - sold as Fosamax by Merck - is a bisphosphonate drug used for osteoporosis, ...
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Mughal, M. Zulf (26 June 2014). "Fractures in Children with Cerebral Palsy". Current Osteoporosis Reports. 12 (3): 313-318. doi ... Associated disorders include intellectual disabilities, seizures, muscle contractures, abnormal gait, osteoporosis, ... "Informing evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for children with cerebral palsy at risk of osteoporosis: an update". ... Current Osteoporosis Reports. 15 (5): 425-432. doi:10.1007/s11914-017-0396-6. PMID 28856575.. ...
Osteoporosis is most common in women after menopause, when it is called "postmenopausal osteoporosis", but may develop in men ... Osteoporosis is a disease of bone where there is reduced bone mineral density, increasing the likelihood of fractures.[53] ... Fractures can also occur when a bone is weakened, such as with osteoporosis, or when there is a structural problem, such as ... Osteoporosis treatment includes advice to stop smoking, decrease alcohol consumption, exercise regularly, and have a healthy ...
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Wang, Chin-Wei; McCauley, Laurie K. (30 September 2016). "Osteoporosis and Periodontitis". Current Osteoporosis Reports. 14: ... It can also worsen osteomalacia and osteoporosis in adults, leading to an increased risk of bone fractures. Muscle weakness is ... If prolonged, this may lead to osteoporosis in adults and rickets in children. Vitamin D deficiency is typically diagnosed by ... Sunyecz, John A (2008). "The use of calcium and vitamin D in the management of osteoporosis". Therapeutics and Clinical Risk ...
"Final Report Summary - ATPBONE (Fighting osteoporosis by blocking nucleotides: purinergic signalling in bone formation and ... and osteoporosis. Single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the P2RX7 receptor gene are associated with an increased risk of ... Journal of Osteoporosis. 2013: 1-2. doi:10.1155/2013/673684. Di Virgilio, F. (22 October 2012). "Purines, Purinergic Receptors ...
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"Boning Up on Osteoporosis". Ars.usda.gov. Retrieved March 31, 2015.. *^ "China-Cornell-Oxford Project". Cornell University. ... Ellis FR, Holesh S, Ellis JW (1972). "Incidence of osteoporosis in vegetarians and omnivores". The American Journal of Clinical ... "Vitamin B12 Linked to Osteoporosis and Bone Loss in Vegetarians". April 29, 2011. Retrieved November 4, 2011.. ... suggest that vegetarians may be less prone to osteoporosis than omnivores, as vegetarian subjects had greater bone mineral ...
ISBN 978-1-4511-7861-6. Andrea R. Genazzani (17 January 2006). Postmenopausal Osteoporosis: Hormones & Other Therapies. Taylor ... osteoporosis, and low sexual desire in women, and to treat breast cancer in women. It is taken by mouth. Side effects of ... specifically for osteoporosis, hot flashes, and to increase libido and energy), postpartum breast pain and engorgement, and ...
Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become fragile and brittle, leading higher risk of fractures. These ... Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW (AONSW) is a member-based health charity founded in 1967 to help improve the lives of people ... Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW is a charitable and membership-based organisation that seeks to improve the quality of life of ... Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW is here to help, support and empower people with arthritis and related conditions. We achieve this ...
... risks and prevention on the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) website. ... Facts and statistics about osteoporosis around the world, ... What is Osteoporosis? * Introduction to Bone Biology: All About ... Osteoporosis takes a huge personal and economic toll. In Europe, the disability due to osteoporosis is greater than that caused ... Osteoporosis - Incidence and burden. * Worldwide, osteoporosis causes more than 8.9 million fractures annually, resulting in an ...
Percent of men 50 years of age and over with osteoporosis of the femur neck or lumbar spine: 4.2% ... Percent of women 50 years of age and over with osteoporosis of the femur neck or lumbar spine: 18.8% ... Bone health and osteoporosis: a report of the Surgeon Generalexternal icon ... Source: Osteoporosis or Low Bone Mass in Older Adults: United States, 2017-2018 ...
Because osteoporosis develops over years, you may not be aware you have it until you break a bone, notice a loss in height or ... Osteoporosis is a silent disease. Because osteoporosis develops over the years, a person may not be aware they have it until ... This may be a sign that osteoporosis has affected the jawbone.. *Back pain. A fracture or a collapsed vertebra in the spine may ... Osteoporosis is the main cause of bone fractures in postmenopausal women and the elderly. ...
Learn about the risk factors linked to Osteoporosis. ... Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens bones and makes them ... Osteoporosis: (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases) * Osteoporosis: Peak Bone Mass in Women ( ... Comparing Osteoporosis Drugs: The Bisphosphonates (Consumer Reports) - PDF * Osteoporosis Treatment: Medications Can Help (Mayo ... Juvenile primary osteoporosis: MedlinePlus Genetics (National Library of Medicine) * Osteoporosis-pseudoglioma syndrome: ...
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  • Worldwide, osteoporosis causes more than 8.9 million fractures annually, resulting in an osteoporotic fracture every 3 seconds ( 214 ). (iofbonehealth.org)
  • Osteoporosis is the main cause of bone fractures in postmenopausal women and the elderly. (arthritis.org)
  • Osteoporosis isn't usually painful until a fracture occurs, but spinal fractures are a common cause of long-term (chronic) pain. (www.nhs.uk)
  • More than 500,000 people receive hospital treatment for fragility fractures (fractures that occur from standing height or less) every year as a result of osteoporosis. (www.nhs.uk)
  • This can lead to osteoporosis and an increased risk of fractures. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Treatment for osteoporosis is based on treating and preventing fractures, and using medication to strengthen bones. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Those with a family history of fractures or osteoporosis are at an increased risk, and the inheritability ranges from 25% to 80% for both fractures and for low bone mineral density. (springer.com)
  • Minimal trauma fractures (MTF) should be investigated for osteoporosis. (springer.com)
  • Understand the role of calcitonin in treatment of osteoporosis and acute vertebral fractures. (washington.edu)
  • Osteoporosis , disease characterized by the thinning of bones , with a consequent tendency to sustain fractures from minor stresses. (britannica.com)
  • Fractures caused by osteoporosis have been linked to an increased risk of death. (acog.org)
  • Various medications are used to treat osteoporosis and help reduce the risk of fractures. (acog.org)
  • Osteoporosis is a disorder of the skeletal system that results in decreased bone strength and subsequent susceptibility to fractures. (bellaonline.com)
  • Osteoporosis case manager for patients with hip fractures: results of a cost-effectiveness analysis conducted alongside a randomized trial. (medscape.com)
  • The wrists, hips and spine are at greatest risk of damage from osteoporosis-related fractures. (spine.org)
  • Often these fractures may be your first sign that you have osteoporosis. (spine.org)
  • It is important to assess your level of risk of low bone mass early in life in order to prevent osteoporosis and bone fractures, pain and disfigurement. (spine.org)
  • If not prevented or if left untreated, osteopenia can progress painlessly into osteoporosis until a bone breaks or fractures. (wellness.com)
  • Although any bone is susceptible to fracture, the most common fractures in osteoporosis occur at the spine, wrist, and hip. (wellness.com)
  • Those over the age of 50 are at greatest risk of developing osteoporosis and suffering related fractures. (wellness.com)
  • Until that time, the use of statins in the prevention of fractures or the treatment of osteoporosis requires further study. (medscape.com)
  • Teriparatide is a synthetic parathyroid hormone analog proved to increase bone formation and reduce the risk for osteoporosis-related fractures in clinical trials. (medscape.com)
  • The main goal of treating osteoporosis is to prevent such fractures in the first place. (rheumatology.org)
  • With osteoporosis - brittle bone - comes the risk of bone fractures due to a fall, and hip fractures in particular are notorious for raising an older individual's risk of death. (mercola.com)
  • In the featured video, Dr. Deborah M. Kado, director of the osteoporosis program at the University of California, gives a lecture on osteoporosis, its treatment and preventive measures you can take to minimize your risk of bone fractures as you age. (mercola.com)
  • The most widely studied applications are for bone repair and acceleration of the healing of fresh fractures, delayed and non-unions, incorporation of bone grafts, osteoporosis, and osteonecrosis. (selfgrowth.com)
  • It is important to find osteoporosis early to help prevent fractures. (cancer.ca)
  • Early treatment of osteoporosis and osteopenia can ease pain, limit or halt bone loss, and prevent fractures. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Fractures related to osteoporosis threaten the health and independence of older Americans. (nof.org)
  • And fractures are common: more than 2 million fractures happen each year due to osteoporosis. (nof.org)
  • Osteoporosis can make bones become weak and brittle to the point where mild stresses such as bending over or coughing cause fractures, according to Mayo Clinic . (healthline.com)
  • Osteoporosis is a bone disease that causes a loss of bone density, which increases your risk of fractures. (healthline.com)
  • Winter falls, bone fractures may point to osteoporosis If you slip on an icy surface this winter and break a bone, you may need to do more than just treat the injury. (usatoday.com)
  • A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory committee meets Friday to review the safety of a popular class of osteoporosis drugs called bisphosphonates amid worry that their long-term use could cause rare fractures of the thighbones and death of the jawbone. (go.com)
  • In September, a report by the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research linked bisphosphonates, which include the drugs Fosamax and its generic, Boniva and Actonel, to rare femur fractures among patients with osteoporosis. (go.com)
  • While the report's authors did not say that the osteoporosis medications caused the fractures, they recommended that the FDA change the drugs' labeling to warn patients about the possible risks. (go.com)
  • The most common fractures associated with osteoporosis are in the hip, spine, wrist, and shoulder. (osteoporosis.ca)
  • OSTEOPOROSIS IS A CHRONIC, PROGRESSIVE CONDITION that deteriorates bone in the body, leading to fractures. (acatoday.org)
  • A promising new drug for treating osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at high risk of bone fractures is expected to be available as soon as next week. (aarp.org)
  • There are 2 million osteoporosis-related fractures reported in the U.S. every year, with potentially deadly consequences for those who suffer them. (aarp.org)
  • She points out that osteoporosis is more common than breast cancer, and it is important to prevent hip fractures in the elderly, which often turn deadly. (aarp.org)
  • The missing piece of the research puzzle, Tucker says, is whether preserving bone density now will indeed prevent osteoporosis and fractures later on. (aarp.org)
  • ABH mobilizes communities with timely bone health information that supports strong and healthy bones and prevents osteoporosis and fractures. (worldcat.org)
  • Hip fractures frequently result from osteoporosis. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Worldwide, type 2 osteoporosis leads to around 8.9 million fractures annually, with hip fractures among the most common, leading to disability and even death. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Editor's Note: On May 9, 2012, the Food and Drug Administration published a new report suggesting that long-term use of common osteoporosis drugs may not make your bones any stronger - and may in fact be risky, leading to unusual fractures. (goodhousekeeping.com)
  • If osteoporosis is severe, fractures can occur even without a fall or other trauma. (healthline.com)
  • However, the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study showed that there were more fractures due to osteoporosis in African American, Native American, Asian, and Hispanic women than there were cases of invasive breast cancer, stroke, and heart attack death combined in this same population. (healthline.com)
  • Without treatment, osteoporosis can progress - without pain or other symptoms - until fractures occur. (nationalmssociety.org)
  • Bone and bone marrow pro-osteoclastogenic cytokines are up-regulated in osteoporosis fragility fractures," Osteoporosis International , vol. 22, no. 11, pp. 2869-2877, 2011. (hindawi.com)
  • In 1988, 250,000 Americans aged 45 and over were admitted to hospitals with hip fractures related to osteoporosis. (nytimes.com)
  • It's approved for women with osteoporosis at high risk for fractures. (uhhospitals.org)
  • For those with osteoporosis, an increase in falls can lead to fractures. (osteoporosis.ca)
  • You can learn more about ASCO's recommendations for preventing and managing osteoporosis-related fractures on a separate website . (cancer.net)
  • Natural News) Osteoporosis or "porous bone" is a condition that causes bones to become brittle, raising the risk of falls and fractures that can be fatal in old age. (naturalnews.com)
  • Young or old, man or woman, smoker or non-smoker no matter what category you fit into, cigarette smoke can weaken your bones and increase your risk for fractures, according to new research presented this week at the IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis in Toronto. (rxpgnews.com)
  • Elderly patients taking the commonly prescribed blood thinner warfarin experience an increased risk for osteoporosis-linked bone fractures, according to a study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. (rxpgnews.com)
  • A new report launched today by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) in collaboration with the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industry Associations (EFPIA) reveals that the burden of fractures in Europe has been vastly underestimated. (medicaldaily.com)
  • Osteoporosis constitutes a major public health problem through its association with age-related fractures, most notably those of the hip. (medicaldaily.com)
  • Osteoporosis can lead to broken bones (fractures) in the hip, spine, and wrist. (rexhealth.com)
  • It's important to find and treat osteoporosis early to prevent bone fractures. (rexhealth.com)
  • In people with osteoporosis, or bone disease, breaks and fractures are more common because bone loss occurs at a quicker pace than new cells can form, leaving bones porous and brittle. (jsonline.com)
  • In postmenopausal women with osteoporosis, lasofoxifene at a dose of 0.5 mg per day was associated with reduced risks of nonvertebral and vertebral fractures, ER-positive breast cancer, coronary heart disease, and stroke but an increased risk of venous thromboembolic events. (nih.gov)
  • Osteoporosis sufferers have to cope with bone loss, leading to frequent fractures and unstable, fragile bones. (fraunhofer.de)
  • Eighty percent of the 250,000 hip fractures in the United States each year occur in women over age 65 as a result of osteoporosis. (healthy.net)
  • In addition to causing hip fractures, osteoporosis is also responsible for loss of bone in the jaw, gum recession (both of which are early signs of this condition), dowager's hump, loss of height, back pain due to compression and fractures of the vertebra, and fractures of the wrist (called colles fractures by physicians). (healthy.net)
  • By the time osteoporosis becomes apparent as they begin to suffer from pain and fractures, women are already in their 60s or 70s. (healthy.net)
  • Osteoporosis is a bone disease where there is a gradual decrease in the bone density, which causes further risks of symptoms like falls and frequent bone fractures. (newsmax.com)
  • To further study whether osteoporosis is hereditary, let us examine the second category further, i.e., heredity as the risk factor for developing the bone disease or the symptoms of decrease in bone density or bone fractures. (newsmax.com)
  • Many studies find that osteoporosis and symptoms that include bone fractures or constant falls is linked to the genes. (newsmax.com)
  • A recent study concluded that around 56 genetic variants are found to be linked to osteoporosis, which means causes of bone weakening, loss in bone density, symptoms of falls and bone fractures may clearly be linked to heredity. (newsmax.com)
  • Osteoporosis is a public health issue because the disease contributes to 1.5 million fractures (broken bones), including 350,000 hip fractures annually. (rxlist.com)
  • Vertebral (spinal) compression fractures are broken bones in the back that are due to weak bones caused by osteoporosis. (rxlist.com)
  • Patients with osteoporosis are more prone to stress fractures because of the weakness of their bones. (rxlist.com)
  • Patients with osteoporosis are at greater risk for hip fractures. (rxlist.com)
  • Fractures related to osteoporosis can result in significant pain and disability. (rxlist.com)
  • Hip fractures are common among patients with osteoporosis. (rxlist.com)
  • Fractures are a common symptom of osteoporosis and can result in disability. (wikipedia.org)
  • Acute and chronic pain in the elderly is often attributed to fractures from osteoporosis and can lead to further disability and early mortality. (wikipedia.org)
  • Anyone who has a family history of osteoporosis or risk factors for the disease should discuss their chances of getting it with a doctor. (arthritis.org)
  • She has a family history of osteoporosis with a maternal history of hip fracture. (rheumatology.org)
  • However, the development of a dowager's hump (stooped posture), significant loss of height or a bone fracture in a direct relative suggests a family history of osteoporosis. (spine.org)
  • Risk factors for osteoporosis include old age, being female, menopause, a family history of osteoporosis, low body weight and broken bones or height loss. (acatoday.org)
  • People with a family history of osteoporosis, especially those with a small and frail body structure, are at the greatest risk of suffering from decreased bone density even at an early age. (newsmax.com)
  • These medicines can make it hard for your body to absorb calcium and cause osteoporosis. (familydoctor.org)
  • Calcium and vitamin D in the diet are important in the prevention of osteoporosis. (answers.com)
  • Vitamin D and Osteoporosis Vitamin D helps your body absorb calcium. (webmd.com)
  • If you're cutting out calcium with the calories you cut, that could definitely be an independent risk factor for osteoporosis. (webmd.com)
  • Lifestyle choices also influence the development of osteoporosis: risk is higher in people who are physically inactive, have low calcium intake, are very thin, are smokers, or are heavy drinkers, consuming excessive amounts of alcohol. (britannica.com)
  • The most effective measures for preventing osteoporosis include good nutrition and a liberal intake of calcium and vitamin D throughout life, particularly in the early postmenopausal years. (britannica.com)
  • The FRAX tool can be applied to patients with osteopenia (T-score between -1.0 and -2.5) who have not been taking medications for osteoporosis (except for Calcium and Vitamin D). It utilizes the femoral neck bone mineral density. (rheumatology.org)
  • Other risk factors for osteoporosis include smoking, excess caffeine or alcohol consumption, lack of exercise, and inadequate intake of calcium and vitamin D . (everything2.com)
  • in fact in my view, good calcium supplements, taken in conjunction with vitamin D, are an excellent way to lessen the risk of osteoporosis. (everything2.com)
  • To prevent osteoporosis, get plenty of calcium while you are building bone (up to age 30). (thebody.com)
  • Medical conditions that raise your risk of osteopenia and osteoporosis include "hyperparathyroidism, anorexia, malabsorption syndromes, hyperthyroidism, chronic renal failure, hypogonadism, amenorrhea/oligomenorrhea, early onset menopause, and chronic conditions resulting in calcium and/or vitamin D deficiencies. (mercola.com)
  • Hyperparathyroidism , which is caused by too much parathyroid hormone, can cause osteoporosis because the excess hormone extracts calcium from your bones. (endocrineweb.com)
  • Treatment for osteoporosis usually includes medications, vitamin D, and calcium supplements to improve bone density. (kidshealth.org)
  • Exercising regularly and eating a calcium -rich diet (milk, cheese, yogurt, green leafy vegetables, fortified orange juice, etc.) is the best way for kids and teens to build healthy, strong bones now to avoid osteoporosis later. (kidshealth.org)
  • It saddens me to see older women diagnosed with "osteopenia" or "osteoporosis" listening to their doctors and taking supplemental calcium and even problematic drugs called bisphosphonates . (lewrockwell.com)
  • Inadequate intake of calcium and vitamin D as a child and a number of other clinical risk factors will lead to osteoporosis. (worldcat.org)
  • You might be able to decrease your risk of developing osteoporosis by limiting your alcohol intake, quitting smoking, doing weight-bearing exercises (walking, dancing, stair climbing, weight training), and getting an adequate amount of calcium and vitamin D in your diet or with dietary supplements. (nationalmssociety.org)
  • Taking high bio available calcium, magnesium and vitamin D3 and avoiding flour, sugar, soft drinks, coffee, alcohol as well as all acid foods are essential to prevent and reverse Osteopenia & Osteoporosis. (selfgrowth.com)
  • Prevention and management of osteoporosis in women begins with lifestyle approaches, such as eating a balanced diet, adequate calcium and vitamin D, appropriate exercise, avoiding cigarette smoke and excessive alcohol consumption, and preventing falls. (menopause.org)
  • Although calcium and vitamin D cannot fully prevent or cure osteoporosis, it is critical to include the right amount of calcium and vitamin D in your diet everyday. (spineuniverse.com)
  • I have been told for the past 4 years by my primary care doctor in Greensboro, NC, that my blood calcium levels of 10.2-10.4 have been normal, yet I knew that something was terribly wrong when I was diagnosed with osteoporosis , as well as GERD. (endocrineweb.com)
  • I was told to take calcium for my osteoporosis, which I refused to do, and instead I got online and found Dr. Norman. (endocrineweb.com)
  • Osteoporosis, the "fragile bone disease," is characterized by a loss of bone mass caused by a deficiency in calcium, vitamin D, magnesium and other vitamins and minerals. (spineuniverse.com)
  • Many persons suffer from this gradual loss of bone density, but when we look for people who are most at risk of showing symptoms of osteoporosis, the groups identified are usually postmenopausal women, the elderly, people who consume low calcium in their diet, people with diseases of lungs or kidneys, and people frequently using medicines like antacids or steroids. (newsmax.com)
  • Anyone can develop osteoporosis, but it is more common in older women. (medlineplus.gov)
  • People who have small, thin frames are more likely to develop osteoporosis. (familydoctor.org)
  • Screening also can show if you have low bone mass, meaning your bones are weaker than normal, and are likely to develop osteoporosis. (cdc.gov)
  • More women than men develop osteoporosis. (empowher.com)
  • If you develop osteoporosis and your bones begin to weaken, the holes in the inner part of your bone grow larger and more numerous. (healthline.com)
  • Women are up to four times more likely to develop osteoporosis than men. (healthline.com)
  • Whether you've just been diagnosed or worry you could develop osteoporosis, you're probably nervous, confused, and maybe even a little scared. (healthcentral.com)
  • One out of three American women will develop osteoporosis, most after menopause. (healthy.net)
  • Osteoporosis makes your bones brittle and breakable. (familydoctor.org)
  • Having osteoporosis with progressively weaken your bones, making it brittle and predisposing one to fracture. (answers.com)
  • Preventing Osteoporosis: Questions Answered Get answers to common questions about how to prevent weak and brittle bones. (webmd.com)
  • Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become thin, brittle, and weak. (acog.org)
  • Osteoporosis is a condition, characterized by low bone mass and deteriorated bone tissue, which makes bones brittle , porous , and fragile . (everything2.com)
  • Osteoporosis may be confused with osteomalacia, but in osteoporosis, the bones are porous and brittle, whereas in osteomalacia the bones are soft. (medscape.com)
  • Osteoporosis is when bones become weak and brittle. (empowher.com)
  • The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) report that in the United States, 10 million people live with osteoporosis , which is a condition wherein bones become brittle and break. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • More than 2 million incidents a year in the USA are linked to osteoporosis, a chronic illness in which bones become brittle. (usatoday.com)
  • Osteoporosis (say: oss-tee-oh-puh-RO-sis) is a disease that weakens the bones , causing them to become brittle and easily fractured. (kidshealth.org)
  • About 10 million Americans suffer from osteoporosis, and an astounding 44 million have low bone mass, which makes them at risk for developing the brittle bone condition, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF). (healthcentral.com)
  • In the most severe cases of osteoporosis, bones are so brittle, even a sneeze can break a rib. (usms.org)
  • Natural News) Osteoporosis is a bone disease that is characterized by porous and brittle bones. (naturalnews.com)
  • Osteoporosis is a disorder of the bones in which the bones become brittle, weak, and easily damaged or broken. (rxlist.com)
  • Women are more at risk of osteoporosis than men, particularly if the menopause begins early (before the age of 45). (www.nhs.uk)
  • Management of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women: 2006 position statement of the North American Menopause Society. (springer.com)
  • Due to its hormonal component, more women, particularly after menopause, suffer from osteoporosis than men. (answers.com)
  • In women, normal aging and menopause significantly increase susceptibility to osteoporosis. (britannica.com)
  • What is the link between osteoporosis and menopause? (acog.org)
  • Women who are younger than 65 years and past menopause should have a BMD test if they have had a bone fracture because of fragile bones or have other risk factors for osteoporosis, such as rheumatoid arthritis, smoking, alcoholism, a history of hip fracture in a parent, or a body weight less than 127 pounds. (acog.org)
  • Osteoporosis affects men and women of all ages, but white and Asian women past the age of menopause are at highest risk. (healthline.com)
  • R. Keith McCormick, DC, author of the book "The Whole-Body Approach to Osteoporosis," recommends that women get a screening at age 45, five years before the average age of menopause, to detect low bone density. (acatoday.org)
  • A cocktail or two a day for postmenopausal women appears to strengthen their bones, potentially protecting them later in life from the ravages of osteoporosis , according to a small, new study published online in July in the journal Menopause. (aarp.org)
  • After menopause, though, the two phases become unbalanced, with bone breakdown exceeding new bone formation, a risk factor for osteoporosis, Iwaniec says. (aarp.org)
  • When these factors are combined with decreased estrogen levels during menopause, osteoporosis may begin or develop faster if it's already occurring in your bones. (healthline.com)
  • When you reach menopause, the greater your bone density, the lower your chance of developing osteoporosis. (healthline.com)
  • The risk of osteoporosis is especially high after menopause because of lower levels of estrogen. (cancer.net)
  • This chapter will discuss what happens to bones with osteoporosis, risk factors for osteoporosis, diagnosis of osteoporosis and other structural changes associated with menopause. (healthy.net)
  • Women tend to be diagnosed with osteoporosis more often than men because once they reach menopause estrogen levels decrease. (rxlist.com)
  • Most patients with osteoporosis have no symptoms, though some patients have back pain . (britannica.com)
  • Risks of bisphosphonate therapy in patients with osteoporosis. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Physicians used to recommend patients with osteoporosis stay on the drugs (which include Fosamax, Reclast and Actonel) once they start. (usatoday.com)
  • A single injection of stem cells could one day restore normal bone structure in patients with osteoporosis, say researchers who achieved this reversal in mice. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Czerwinski E, Badurski JE, Marcinowska-Suchowierska E, Osieleniec J. Current understanding of osteoporosis according to the position of the World Health Organization (WHO) and International Osteoporosis Foundation. (medscape.com)
  • The International Osteoporosis Foundation reports that osteoporosis is estimated to affect 200 million women worldwide. (naturalnews.com)
  • It is an official journal of the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the National Osteoporosis Foundation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first-line drugs for treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis include bisphosphonates: alendronate and risedronate, while zoledronate or teriparatide should be considered as the second option. (medscape.com)
  • Bisphosphonates -- the main drugs used to prevent and treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The use of bisphosphonates in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. (mayoclinic.org)
  • A new advisory published Monday in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine , an update of the American College of Physicians' recommendations from 2008, strongly advises physicians to treat women with osteoporosis with the bone-boosting medications denosumab or bisphosphonates for five years after diagnosis. (cnn.com)
  • Compared with the 2008 guidelines, the new advisory also makes greater distinctions between men and women, specifically by advising doctors to offer only bisphosphonates, and no other drugs such as denosumab, to men with osteoporosis to reduce their risk of vertebral fracture. (cnn.com)
  • TMO is similar to osteoporosis because bisphosphonates may be used in rare cases, but it usually resolves with conservative treatment, which includes joint protectors. (healthcentral.com)
  • The source of her angst is whether to begin treating her osteoporosis with bisphosphonates, drugs that are very effective at increasing bone density but carry some small risks. (concordmonitor.com)
  • It is never too early or too late to detect, prevent, or treat osteoporosis. (etsu.edu)
  • It is given to prevent and treat osteoporosis in post-menopausal women. (cancer.ca)
  • Some of the ways to treat osteoporosis are also ways to prevent it. (uhhospitals.org)
  • Juvenile osteoporosis is usually due to a medical condition, such as a thyroid condition or Cushing's disease (a rare condition involving insufficient adrenal hormone output), or medications, including corticosteroids. (wellness.com)
  • If you already have osteoporosis, new medications are available to slow or even stop the bones from getting weaker. (rheumatology.org)
  • Certain medications (prednisone, e.g.) and diseases can also cause bone loss and increase the risk of osteoporosis. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Certain medications may cause osteoporosis. (endocrineweb.com)
  • Prevention of osteoporosis includes a proper diet during childhood and efforts to avoid medications that cause the condition. (dbpedia.org)
  • Doctors are optimistic that the drug will greatly reduce fracture risk, beyond what the dozen existing medications have been able to do, for patients with more severe osteoporosis. (aarp.org)
  • It seems like there are a lot of medications for osteoporosis, but actually the choices are few," notes Robert A. Adler, M.D., who was a member of the FDA drug review panel for romosozumab and who serves as chief of endocrinology and metabolism at the McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, in Richmond, Va. (aarp.org)
  • Without medical intervention (namely osteoporosis medications), the bone loss and fragility will only get worse. (healthcentral.com)
  • The #1 cause for Osteoporosis is the overuse of medications. (selfgrowth.com)
  • Both men and women with osteoporosis who have had an osteoporotic spine or hip fracture are at high risk for another fracture and should be treated with medications that can substantially lower their risk of future fracture," he added. (concordmonitor.com)
  • Biphosphonate medications are useful to decrease future broken bones in those with previous broken bones due to osteoporosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Osteoporosis affects an estimated 75 million people in Europe, USA and Japan ( 1 ). (iofbonehealth.org)
  • Osteoporosis affects over 3 million people in the UK. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Osteoporosis also affects men: 1 in 3 men is expected to die within one year of a fracture. (etsu.edu)
  • Osteoporosis affects more than 75 million people in the United States, Europe, and Japan [ 1 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • Osteoporosis affects more than 10 million Americans. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Osteoporosis, which affects an estimated 54 million men and women in the United States, leads to an increased risk for bone fragility and fracture, especially in the hip, spine and wrist. (cnn.com)
  • Globally, over 200 million people are living with either postmenopausal osteoporosis , which is known as type 1 osteoporosis and affects women in particular, or age-related type 2 osteoporosis, which both genders are prone to. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Osteoporosis affects 55% of people 50 years of age and older. (midwife.org)
  • According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis affects 54 million Americans, mostly women. (spineuniverse.com)
  • In the U.S. alone, osteoporosis affects 44 million adults aged 50 years and older. (naturalnews.com)
  • For more information about how osteoporosis affects men see the topic Osteoporosis in Men . (rexhealth.com)
  • Osteoporosis is a disease that affects your bones. (rexhealth.com)
  • Osteoporosis affects millions of older adults. (rexhealth.com)
  • Osteoporosis is a progressive bone disease in which the bone density reduces over years that affects many people, with the number of patients increasing annually. (newsmax.com)
  • A fracture or a collapsed vertebra in the spine may mean you have developed spinal osteoporosis. (arthritis.org)
  • Osteoporosis can happen to any of your bones, but is most common in the hip, wrist, and in your spine, also called your vertebrae. (news-medical.net)
  • A clinical diagnosis of osteoporosis may be made in the presence of a fragility fracture, particularly at the spine, hip, wrist, humerus, rib, and pelvis, without measurement of bone mineral density (BMD). (uptodate.com)
  • Often, the first sign of osteoporosis is a bone fracture in the hip, wrist, or spine. (thebody.com)
  • People with osteoporosis are more likely to break bones, most often in the hip, forearm, wrist, and spine. (cdc.gov)
  • Osteoporosis can cause the bones in the spine to break and begin to collapse, so that some people with it get shorter and are not able to stand up straight. (cdc.gov)
  • The bones that have the highest risk of breaking because of osteoporosis include those in the hip, pelvis, spine, ribs, wrist and leg. (cancer.ca)
  • She never tested me for osteoporosis, so I saw my own family doctor and he sent me for another dxa scan which shows that I now have a T score of -3.5 in my spine but two areas are actually -3.7. (medhelp.org)
  • A commonly used bone measurement test for screening osteoporosis is DXA (dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry) of the hip, lumbar spine and forearm. (acatoday.org)
  • People with osteoporosis may fracture their hips, wrist, or spine. (kidshealth.org)
  • Together, you can map out a plan to improve your overall health and reduce your chance of osteoporosis leading to a fracture in your spine or other bones. (spineuniverse.com)
  • The World Health Organization concluded that 9 percent of adults in this age bracket had osteoporosis of the femur (thigh bone), neck, or lumbar spine. (usms.org)
  • The National Osteoporosis Foundation recommends that people with compromised bone health avoid forward bending from the waist and twisting the spine to the point of strain. (usms.org)
  • If your test on a peripheral device is positive for osteopenia or osteoporosis, then your doctor might recommend a follow-up scan of your spine or hip to confirm the diagnosis. (mayoclinic.org)
  • The doctor bases the diagnosis of osteoporosis on many factors, which are listed below. (arthritis.org)
  • A diagnosis of Osteoporosis is given when the value falls 2.5 standard deviations (T score of -2.5) or more below the mean. (bellaonline.com)
  • BMD that is 2.5 standard deviations (SD) or more below the mean BMD of a young-adult reference population, which is a T-score of -2.5 or less, qualifies for a diagnosis of osteoporosis, provided that other causes of low BMD have been ruled out. (uptodate.com)
  • The differential diagnosis of osteoporosis is very extensive. (medscape.com)
  • The diagnosis of osteoporosis is made when the bone mineral density is less than or equal to 2.5 standard deviations below that of a comparison group of healthy young adults. (nationalmssociety.org)
  • A T-score of -2.5 or below is a diagnosis of osteoporosis. (jsonline.com)
  • According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, "a recent fracture at any major skeletal site in an adult older than 50 years of age should be considered a significant event for the diagnosis of osteoporosis and provides a sense of urgency for further assessment and treatment. (jsonline.com)
  • If not treated, bone losses may lead to osteoporosis. (empowher.com)
  • There are medical problems that can lead to osteoporosis. (endocrineweb.com)
  • What are some symptoms of osteoporosis? (acog.org)
  • The symptoms of osteoporosis may look like other bone disorders or health problems. (uhhospitals.org)
  • In case symptoms of osteoporosis appear or one sees an increased risk for any loss of bone density or mineral density in the bone, one must evaluate the patients family history. (newsmax.com)
  • Some precaution can be followed to prevent the risk of symptoms of osteoporosis or the disease itself. (newsmax.com)
  • There is now a specific recommendation against using estrogen replacement therapy or raloxifene (Evista) for treatment of osteoporosis in women," said McLean, who is also a practicing rheumatologist/internist. (cnn.com)
  • The lack of estrogen contributes to the development of osteoporosis. (healthline.com)
  • Decreased estrogen levels aren't the only cause for osteoporosis. (healthline.com)
  • The relationship between estrogen and osteoporosis is an important one, too. (healthcentral.com)
  • Another selective estrogen-receptor modulator for osteoporosis. (nih.gov)
  • The older you are, the greater your chance of having osteoporosis. (familydoctor.org)
  • You may not know you have osteoporosis until your symptoms are severe. (familydoctor.org)
  • Osteoporosis is basically a severe loss of bone density. (answers.com)
  • Collapsed vertebrae may initially be felt or seen in the form of severe back pain, loss of height, or spinal deformities such as kyphosis (severely stooped posture).Osteoporosis is often called a silent disease because bone loss occurs without symptoms. (news-medical.net)
  • Osteopenia refers to mild bone loss that is not severe enough to be called osteoporosis, but that increases the risk of developing osteoporosis. (wellness.com)
  • Osteopenia describes a lower than normal bone density, which is not as severe as osteoporosis. (cnn.com)
  • Someone with severe osteoporosis can fracture a bone simply by coughing too hard or twisting the wrong way. (healthcentral.com)
  • While this decrease in bone mass is not usually considered "severe," it is considered a very serious risk factor for the development of osteoporosis. (spineuniverse.com)
  • But some things can make you more likely to have the severe bone thinning of osteoporosis. (rexhealth.com)
  • The prevention of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis and the treatment of established osteoporosis are reviewed separately. (uptodate.com)
  • See 'Prevention and treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis' and 'Overview of the management of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women' and 'Treatment of osteoporosis in men' . (uptodate.com)
  • 2017 American College of Rheumatology Guideline for the Prevention and Treatment of Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis. (medscape.com)
  • Osteoporosis occurs most often in older adults. (familydoctor.org)
  • You may need blood and urine tests if your provider thinks the cause of your osteoporosis is a medical condition, rather than the slow bone loss that occurs with aging. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Osteoporosis occurs five times more often in women than in men. (acog.org)
  • Osteoporosis is often called a silent disease because bone loss occurs without symptoms. (news-medical.net)
  • It's called the silent thief because bone loss occurs without symptom s, and many people only find out they have osteoporosis when they suffer a fracture . (everything2.com)
  • Osteoporosis , or porous bone, occurs when too much mineral is removed from the bone framework. (thebody.com)
  • Although the exact pathophysiology of osteoporosis is unknown, the disease occurs when the activity of osteoclasts (cells responsible for the removal of bone) exceeds that of osteoblasts (cells responsible for the formation of new bone). (medscape.com)
  • When those components are lost too rapidly or not replenished quickly enough (or both), osteoporosis occurs. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Simply put, osteoporosis occurs when your body absorbs more bone than it produces. (endocrineweb.com)
  • When bone growth can't keep up with bone loss, osteoporosis occurs. (kidshealth.org)
  • Osteoporosis is a bone disease that occurs as your bones weaken, thin, and become so fragile, they're vulnerable to fracture (that's the medical term for a broken bone). (healthcentral.com)
  • Osteoporosis usually progresses with no outward effect until a fracture occurs. (usda.gov)
  • Osteoporosis is called a "silent disease" because people do not show any signs or symptoms until a fracture occurs. (jsonline.com)
  • Evista (raloxifene) is a medication that is prescribed for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. (medicinenet.com)
  • Protein is an important nutrient for bone health and in the prevention of osteoporosis. (osteoporosis.ca)
  • Natural medicines in the clinical management of osteoporosis. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Understanding of the characteristics of bone hydroxyapatite crystals as well as the behavior of mineral atom in the substitution will have a better impact on the management of osteoporosis. (hindawi.com)
  • Healthcare providers should refer to the NAMS Position Statement on the management of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women for more thorough risk assessment and management guidance. (menopause.org)
  • A variety of treatments can help stop the development of osteoporosis. (healthline.com)
  • One of the most serious consequences of postmenopausal aging is the development of osteoporosis. (healthy.net)
  • While most broken bones are caused by falls, osteoporosis can weaken bones to the point that a break can occur more easily, for example by coughing or bumping into something. (cdc.gov)
  • Efforts to prevent broken bones in those with osteoporosis include a good diet, exercise, and fall prevention. (dbpedia.org)
  • Medication of the bisphosphonate type are useful in those with previous broken bones due to osteoporosis. (dbpedia.org)
  • In those with osteoporosis but no previous broken bones they are less effective. (dbpedia.org)
  • Assessment of fracture risk and its application to screening for postmenopausal osteoporosis. (springer.com)
  • It has arbitrarily been decided that the use of steroids for at least 3 months is a clinically significant risk factor for osteoporosis and this value has been adopted in 10-year fracture risk calculators. (medscape.com)
  • Osteoporosis has been diagnosed by a bone density study , whether or not you have a fracture, and your fracture risk is high. (medlineplus.gov)
  • See 'Clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and evaluation of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women' and 'Clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and evaluation of osteoporosis in men' and 'Osteoporotic fracture risk assessment', section on 'Assessment of fracture risk' . (uptodate.com)
  • Osteoporosis is a systemic skeletal disorder characterized by low bone mass, micro-architectural deterioration of bone tissue leading to bone fragility, and consequent increase in fracture risk. (wikipedia.org)
  • In two clinical trials involving more than 11,000 women with postmenopausal osteoporosis, romosozumab appeared to lower the risk of spinal fracture by 73 percent compared with a placebo. (aarp.org)
  • Epidemiological burden of postmenopausal osteoporosis in the UK from 2010 to 2021: estimations from a disease model," Archives of Osteoporosis , vol. 6, no. 1-2, pp. 179-188, 2011. (hindawi.com)
  • If you are a woman you may be at greater risk of developing osteoporosis than a man, in part because of the higher bone mass, or strength, men may develop before the age of 40. (spine.org)
  • Women who are petite or thin have a greater risk of developing osteoporosis compared to women who are heavier or have a larger frame. (healthline.com)
  • However, women are at greater risk of developing osteoporosis than men. (naturalnews.com)
  • Johnston CB, Dagar M. Osteoporosis in Older Adults. (medscape.com)
  • Natural News) Osteoporosis is a common health problem for older adults. (naturalnews.com)
  • The clinical trial is the latest in a growing body of research that is putting yet one more notch in the belt of diseases attributed to lead, and this time, researchers say, its target is older adults at risk for osteoporosis. (rxpgnews.com)
  • Osteoporosis ("porous bones", from Greek: οστούν/ ostoun meaning "bone" and πόρος/ poros meaning "pore") is a disease of bones that leads to an increased risk of fracture . (wikimedia.org)
  • Osteoporosis is defined by the National Osteoporosis Foundation as a disease characterized by low bone mass and structural deterioration of bone tissue, leading to bone fragility and an increased risk of fracture. (medscape.com)
  • Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue, which can lead to increased risk of fracture. (osteoporosis.ca)
  • Worldwide, northern Europeans and Caucasians have the greatest risk of fracture due to osteoporosis. (healthline.com)
  • Osteoporosis is a disease of bones that leads to an increased risk of fracture. (medicaldaily.com)
  • Osteoporosis is a disease that thins and weakens the bones. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Osteoporosis is a silent disease. (medlineplus.gov)
  • In Europe, the disability due to osteoporosis is greater than that caused by cancers (with the exception of lung cancer) and is comparable or greater than that lost to a variety of chronic noncommunicable diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, asthma and high blood pressure related heart disease ( 214 ). (iofbonehealth.org)
  • An IOF survey, conducted in 11 countries, showed denial of personal risk by postmenopausal women, lack of dialogue about osteoporosis with their doctor, and restricted access to diagnosis and treatment before the first fracture result in underdiagnosis and undertreatment of the disease ( 12 ). (iofbonehealth.org)
  • Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones. (familydoctor.org)
  • Osteoporosis is a progressive bone disease that is common in older individuals. (answers.com)
  • Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a disease of bone in which the bone mineral density (BMD) is reduced, bone microarchitecture is disrupted, and the amount and variety of non-collagenous proteins in bone is altered. (answers.com)
  • It can help prevent many serious health conditions, including heart disease , diabetes and many forms of cancer , as well as osteoporosis. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Osteoporosis: Older Women Aren't the Only Ones at Risk While white women seem to be at greatest risk for osteoporosis, osteoporosis does not discriminate: men and women of all ethnic groups can develop the disease. (webmd.com)
  • Prevent Disease Progression: Managing Osteopenia A range of treatments and healthy habits can slow osteopenia (weakened bones) and prevent osteoporosis. (webmd.com)
  • Osteoporosis is a significant disease among men as well as in women. (washington.edu)
  • Osteoporosis is a silent disease in which bones become fragile and are more likely to break. (etsu.edu)
  • Osteoporosis is the most common type of bone disease. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Osteoporosis is the most common metabolic bone disease , and its name literally means "porous bone. (britannica.com)
  • Osteoporosis is a common disease that is characterized by low bone mass, microarchitectural disruption, and skeletal fragility, resulting in an increased risk of fragility fracture. (uptodate.com)
  • Osteoporosis is the most common bone disease in the United States and developed countries. (spine.org)
  • In the past it was not easy to diagnosis osteoporosis so you may not know if some of your relatives had the disease. (spine.org)
  • Information for healthcare providers on bone and mineral metabolism (including the bone-thinning disease, osteoporosis) from an international nonprofit organization of physicians and researchers specializing in skeletal health. (menopause.org)
  • Information for healthcare providers and the public on the bone-thinning disease, osteoporosis, from a nonprofit US organization. (menopause.org)
  • Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones that makes them weak and prone to fracture. (wellness.com)
  • Osteoporosis is considered a silent disease, because bone loss itself is gradual and painless. (wellness.com)
  • Osteoporosis is often called the silent disease because it may not cause symptoms. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Join our community to learn more about osteoporosis, or connect with others near you who are suffering from the disease. (nof.org)
  • Osteoporosis is a disease in which bone density becomes too thin when a person loses bone and/or fails to produce enough bone. (healthline.com)
  • It's estimated that 10 million people in the United States have osteoporosis and another 18 million are at risk for developing the disease. (healthline.com)
  • Osteoporosis may be caused by many things-and there are also risk factors that will increase your chances of developing the disease. (endocrineweb.com)
  • Osteoporosis is a disease where decreased bone strength increases the risk of a broken bone. (dbpedia.org)
  • Osteoporosis may also occur due to a number of diseases or treatments including alcoholism, anorexia, hyperthyroidism, surgical removal of the ovaries, and kidney disease. (dbpedia.org)
  • But each of the drugs - two originally used to treat breast cancer and a third that prevents the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis - comes with the possibility of serious side effects, including blood clots and a higher likelihood of uterine or endometrial cancer. (chicagotribune.com)
  • But increasingly, experts say, the emphasis on women and osteoporosis has fostered a sexist view of the bone-weakening disease. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Most people think of osteoporosis as a disease of the frail elderly, said Liz Stone, manager for support services for the National Osteoporosis Foundation in Chicago. (nytimes.com)
  • Osteoporosis, or porous bone, is a disease characterized by low bone mass and structural deterioration of bone tissue. (nytimes.com)
  • In the United States today, 7 million to 8 million individuals already have the disease and 17 million more have low bone mass, placing them at increased risk for osteoporosis. (nytimes.com)
  • Even if you have been diagnosed with osteoporosis, there are steps you can take-with your doctor's guidance-to help control this bone disease from silently progressing. (spineuniverse.com)
  • If decreasing your risk of cancer, heart, and lung disease is not enough incentive, osteoporosis should be! (spineuniverse.com)
  • Natural News) Bad news, soft drink fans: Your favorite fizzy drinks are increasing your risk of developing osteoporosis and heart disease. (naturalnews.com)
  • Comprehensive and cutting-edge, Osteoporosis: Methods and Protocols is the perfect guide for both new and experienced experimentalists attempting to study the devastating silent disease known as osteoporosis. (springer.com)
  • There is growing concern about osteoporosis, a bone disease affecting the elderly and especially postmenopausal women. (newsmax.com)
  • As the disease is genetic, the possibility that osteoporosis can be hereditary is clear, and a person with a family history of bone fracture or loss of bone density issue has a greater risk of developing the condition. (newsmax.com)
  • In the United States, 10 million people have osteoporosis (80% of those are women), and 34 million are at risk for developing the disease due to low bone density. (rxlist.com)
  • Washington, DC - The National Osteoporosis Foundation issued the following statement regarding the impending out-of-pocket cliff threatening the Medicare Part D program: "A looming threat to the Medicare Part D program is set to take effect in 2020 unless Congress takes action. (nof.org)
  • Preservation of Access to Osteoporosis Testing for Medicare Beneficiaries Act (S. 1096/H.R. 2020) would protect patient access to osteoporosis testing. (midwife.org)
  • the term "established osteoporosis" includes the presence of a fragility fracture. (answers.com)
  • However, in the presence of a fragility fracture, this would still be considered osteoporosis. (jsonline.com)
  • According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, 10 million Americans currently have osteoporosis and another 18 million have low bone mass. (spine.org)
  • The National Osteoporosis Foundation recommends you get 1,000-1,500 mg every day, depending on your age and gender. (spine.org)
  • According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, about eight million women and two million men in the United States have osteoporosis. (wellness.com)
  • Washington, DC (October 25, 2018) - The National Osteoporosis Foundation issued the following statement regarding announced changes the Medicare Part B program: "Medicare Part B is vital to patients living with and managing chronic illnesses, like osteoporosis. (nof.org)
  • Patient Group Urges Fix To DXA Screening Reimbursement Rates To Encourage More Osteoporosis Screenings Today, as Medicare Open Enrollment starts, the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) urged policymakers to raise the reimbursement rates for x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) screenings, which are the gold standard for osteoporosis screenings. (nof.org)
  • In "Methodologies for Osteoporosis", the National Osteoporosis Foundation cautions that exorbitant protein utilization can be harming to bone well being. (selfgrowth.com)
  • According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, low bone mass and osteoporosis affect more than 54 million Americans. (jsonline.com)
  • About 54 million Americans have osteoporosis or osteopenia, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation. (concordmonitor.com)
  • Caucasians and Asians are more likely to have osteoporosis. (familydoctor.org)
  • However, simple x-rays of other bones are not very accurate in predicting whether you are likely to have osteoporosis. (medlineplus.gov)
  • As you get older, you are more likely to have osteoporosis and recovering from a broken bone becomes harder. (cdc.gov)
  • You are more likely to have osteoporosis if you did not reach your ideal bone thickness ( bone density ) during your childhood and teenage years. (rexhealth.com)
  • You have had a bone fracture, and a bone density test shows that you have thin bones, but not osteoporosis. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Over the last 20 years, bone fracture rates in women have declined thanks to osteoporosis screening and treatment. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The risk of bone fracture resulting from falls increases as we age due to bone loss and osteoporosis. (rxpgnews.com)
  • People with osteoporosis are at a high risk of fracturing their bones, and those who suffer one fracture are likely to suffer another. (everything2.com)
  • In this age group, one in two women and one in six men will suffer an osteoporosis-related fracture at some point in their life. (wellness.com)
  • Among elderly Canadians, 9 per cent of women and 3 per cent of men suffer from depression, according to Osteoporosis Canada. (thestar.com)
  • More than six million people in Germany suffer from osteoporosis. (fraunhofer.de)
  • In many cases, treating the condition with drugs does not work well, and people with osteoporosis often suffer from cardiovascular diseases at the same time. (fraunhofer.de)
  • That's why post-menopausal women are at a high risk for osteoporosis . (endocrineweb.com)
  • Evista is prescribed for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in post-menopausal women. (medicinenet.com)
  • if you drink your milk, eat your vegetables, and exercise is the best advice to prevent from getting osteoporosis. (answers.com)
  • Weight-bearing exercise and resistance exercise are particularly important for improving bone density and helping to prevent osteoporosis. (www.nhs.uk)
  • This process helps strengthen teeth and bones, which in turn helps prevent conditions such as osteoporosis. (www.nhs.uk)
  • When is the best time to start taking care of my bones in order to prevent osteoporosis? (acog.org)
  • What's the Best Way to Prevent Osteoporosis? (mercola.com)
  • There is no cure for osteoporosis, but the following measures can help prevent or control bone loss. (cancer.ca)
  • What should be done to prevent osteoporosis? (massgeneral.org)
  • Read More: Can Osteoporosis Drugs Help Prevent Certain Cancers? (healthline.com)
  • However, she cautions women not to start downing the drinks in a misguided effort to prevent osteoporosis. (aarp.org)
  • MAYWOOD, IL - Patients who take osteoporosis drugs for long periods typically are advised to temporarily discontinue the drugs to prevent rare but serious side effects to the jaw and thighs. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Osteoporosis medication is supposed to prevent bone breaks. (goodhousekeeping.com)
  • How can this Southeast Asian shrub prevent bone-erosive diseases like osteoporosis? (naturalnews.com)
  • This topic talks about osteoporosis, including how to help prevent it and also how it is diagnosed and treated. (rexhealth.com)
  • Currently, screening for osteoporosis is recommended for women who are 65 years old or older and for women who are 50 to 64 and have certain risk factors, which include having a parent who has broken a hip. (cdc.gov)
  • Several of our clients who were suffering from Osteopenia and Osteoporosis were able to reverse their condition naturally within 6-9 months. (selfgrowth.com)
  • We use Biofeedback at our clinics to detect and correct early sign of Osteopenia and Osteoporosis. (selfgrowth.com)
  • Conditions › Osteoporosis › Osteopenia and Osteoporosis: Is There a Difference? (spineuniverse.com)
  • The diagnostic difference between osteopenia and osteoporosis is the measure of bone mineral density. (spineuniverse.com)
  • While most people experience some loss of bone mass as they age, osteopenia and osteoporosis are not inevitable parts of the aging process. (spineuniverse.com)
  • People with osteoporosis have bones that are weakened from this loss of bone density, and as a result, their bones may break easily. (kidshealth.org)
  • Osteopenia is a term that refers to loss of bone density that might eventually become osteoporosis if left untreated. (nationalmssociety.org)
  • If you've been diagnosed with osteoporosis, it's a good idea to talk to your GP or health specialist before starting a new exercise programme to make sure it's right for you. (www.nhs.uk)
  • I don't think adults should be under 1,200 calories a day," agrees Beatrice Edwards, MD, MPH, associate professor of medicine and director of the Bone Health and Osteoporosis Center at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. (webmd.com)
  • As the western world's population ages, osteoporosis will become even more of a serious health concern. (everything2.com)
  • In spite of this natural process of building up and then losing bone mass, most experts, including a team from the World Health Organization , argue that osteoporosis is preventible . (everything2.com)
  • Living off chips and pop , or experiencing delayed puberty - for example, because of anorexia - can compromise bone health and greatly increase both women's and men's risk of developing osteoporosis later in life. (everything2.com)
  • I learned what I know about osteoporosis by being the main researcher and author of the Ontario Women's Health Council's report on the condition. (everything2.com)
  • In the absence of a fragility fracture, BMD assessment by dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is the gold standard to diagnose osteoporosis, according to the classification of World Health Organization (WHO) [ 3 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • How can osteoporosis affect my health? (cdc.gov)
  • How can I improve my bone health if I have osteoporosis? (cdc.gov)
  • Osteoporosis is a leading public health threat affecting approximately 44 million people in the United States. (medscape.com)
  • Depression and osteoporosis are some of the most common health conditions. (thestar.com)
  • Handout on health: Osteoporosis. (mayoclinic.org)
  • http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Bone/Osteoporosis/osteoporosis_hoh.asp. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Living with Osteoporosis" was produced in partnership with American Bone Health. (worldcat.org)
  • Talk to your physician about your risk for osteoporosis and the advisability of a baseline and periodic follow-up evaluations to determine the health of your bones. (nationalmssociety.org)
  • To help you better understand the best foods for bone health, take the SpineUniverse Osteoporosis Food Quiz . (spineuniverse.com)
  • The results suggest physicians should carefully monitor the bone health of patients placed on the medication and that their patients should take steps to decrease the risk of osteoporosis. (rxpgnews.com)
  • The scientists examined the relationship between vitamin B12 blood levels and indicators of bone health measured in 2,576 men and women, aged 30 to 87, participating in the Framingham Osteoporosis Study. (usda.gov)
  • In fact, osteoporosis is a major health problem affecting more than 25 million older Americans, 90 percent of them women. (healthy.net)
  • Why Is Osteoporosis an Important Public Health Issue? (rxlist.com)
  • FRAX takes into account your age, sex, body mass index (BMI) , smoking, alcohol intake, and other risk factors for osteoporosis. (acog.org)
  • Evidence suggests that many women who sustain a fragility fracture are not appropriately diagnosed and treated for probable osteoporosis ( 84 , 85 ). (iofbonehealth.org)
  • Osteoporosis is severely impaired bone strength resulting in skeletal fragility. (usms.org)
  • In the United States, millions of people either already have osteoporosis or are at high risk due to low bone mass. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Some doctors have special training and experience that helps them diagnose and treat people with osteoporosis. (arthritis.org)
  • Although a fracture is the first sign of osteoporosis, some older people develop the characteristic stooped (bent forward) posture. (www.nhs.uk)
  • But people who try to maintain a very thin weight throughout their lifetime are definitely at higher risk of osteoporosis . (webmd.com)
  • Why do older people get osteoporosis? (everything2.com)
  • Building and maintaining peak bone mass is key to osteoporosis prevention, so it's important that young people have a good diet, adequate exercise, and normal pubertal development. (everything2.com)
  • Many people with osteoporosis do not know they have it until they break a bone. (cdc.gov)
  • Screening is important to find these people before this happens, so they can take steps to decrease the effects of osteoporosis. (cdc.gov)
  • People can have osteoporosis for years without having any symptoms. (cancer.ca)
  • Osteoporosis Canada provides more information about osteoporosis and support for people living with this condition. (cancer.ca)
  • It says only 20% of people who break a bone get a test or treatment for osteoporosis. (usatoday.com)
  • People break bones, go to the emergency room, get the fracture fixed and are sent home,'' says Ethel Siris, director of the Toni Stabile Osteoporosis Center at Columbia University Medical Center in New York. (usatoday.com)
  • Osteoporosis Canada, a registered charity, is the only national organization serving people who have, or are at risk for, osteoporosis. (osteoporosis.ca)
  • 1 Osteoporosis is most common among older people, especially older women. (acatoday.org)
  • These 'Speaking from Experience' video clips offer first-hand accounts from people who have been diagnosed with osteoporosis. (worldcat.org)
  • People with osteoporosis may not have any symptoms. (uhhospitals.org)
  • People who are white or Asian have an increased risk of developing osteoporosis. (cancer.net)
  • Some people learn they have low bone mineral density and osteoporosis only after they fracture a bone or experience a vertebral compression fracture. (spineuniverse.com)
  • Osteopenia is commonly seen in people over age 50 that have lower than average bone density but do not have osteoporosis. (spineuniverse.com)
  • in people with osteoporosis, treatment may involve both. (medicaldaily.com)
  • People of European and Asian background are most likely to get osteoporosis. (rexhealth.com)
  • Without adequate Vitamin D a person runs the risk of developing weak and misshapen bones or even Osteoporosis. (unh.edu)
  • Thereafter, detailed consideration is given to each of the measurement methods employed to evaluate osteoporosis, including dual x-ray absorptiometry, vertebral morphometry, spinal and peripheral quantitative computed tomography, quantitative ultrasound, and magnetic resonance imaging. (springer.com)