The FDA has approved 4 osteoporosis medications specifically for men, including for steroid-related osteoporosis and low testosterone osteoporosis.
A final, important component of any osteoporosis treatment plan is regular monitoring and follow-up to ensure that the treatment plan is working effectively and make adjustments as necessary. Both follow-up bone density testing and physician checkups are recommended.
Some patients with osteoporosis experience multiple vertebral compression fractures, or successive crush fractures (when the entire vertebra breaks, instead of just the front part). In fact...
Screening for osteoporosis risk factors and diagnosing osteoporosis is advised for women over age 65 and men over 70.
Medications for osteoporosis seek to slow down the rate of bone loss or increase the rate of bone growth.
Osteoporosis treatment and management includes a strong focus on maintaining a balanced diet, safe and regular exercise, and preventing falls in at-risk patients.
Spine fractures can be disabling, often resulting in chronic pain and loss of independence. The key is to prevent osteoporosis and fractures from ever occurring
What are the major physical and behavior factors that contribute to Osteoporosis? This article outlines the major risk factors, including age, smoking, and diet considerations.