Osteoporosis Sourcebook, 2nd Edition

  • Angela Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 0780816862
  • ISBN-13: 9780780816862
  • DDC: 616.7
  • 528 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released March 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Provides information about the risk factors of osteoporosis along with answers to questions about calcium intake and supplements and other dietary needs, hormone replacement therapies, the drugs used to treat osteoporosis, and surgical options.<\P>

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Osteoporosis: An Overview.
1: Introduction to Osteoporosis.
2: Bone Basics.
3: Osteoporosis in Your Family.
4: Nutrition and Osteoporosis.
5: Osteoporosis and Arthritis: Two Common but Different Conditions.
6: The Importance and Impact of Osteoporosis.
7: Fast Facts on Osteoporosis.
8: Osteoporosis and Related Skeletal Challenges in the Elderly.
Osteoporosis in Women, Children, Men, and Older Adults.
9: Osteoporosis in Women.
10: Osteoporosis in Children and Young Adults.
11: Osteoporosis in Men.
12: Osteoporosis in Older Adults.
Osteoporosis and Related Conditions.
13: Dripping Candle Wax Bone Disease (Melorheostosis).
14: Fibrous Dysplasia.
15: Gaucher Disease.
16: Otosclerosis.
17: Hypercalcemia.
18: Hypocalcemia.
19: Hyperparathyroidism.
20: Hypophosphatasia.
21: Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
22: Multiple Myeloma.
23: Oral Health and Bone Diseases.
24: Osteopetrosis.
25: Osteogenesis Imperfecta.
26: Paget Disease of the Bone.
Risk Factors and Prevention of Osteoporosis.
27: Genes and Osteoporosis.
28: Risk Factors in Women.
29: Female Athlete Triad and Bone Health.
30: Influence of Sex and Gender.
31: Diseases and Disorders That Affect Bone Health.
32: Fall and Fractures.
33: Alcohol and Osteoporosis.
34: Smoking and Bone Health.
35: Drugs and Fracture Risk.
36: Bed Rest and Immobilization.
37: Preventing Osteoporosis.
38: Calcium, Vitamins, and Bone Health.
39: Bone Builders: Support Your Bones with Healthy Habits.
40: Blood Pressure Drug Improves Bone Health.
41: Menopause and Bone Health.
Diagnosis and Treatment of Osteoporosis.
42: How to Find a Doctor.
43: Talking to Your Orthopedist.
44: The Diagnosis of Osteoporosis.
45: Strong Recommendation for Bone Density Testing.
46: Bone Scan and What to Expect.
47: A Step-by-Step Approach to Osteoporosis Treatment.
48: Drugs for Osteoporosis.
49: Hip Replacement Surgery.
50: Gene Therapy for Bone Regeneration.
51: Complementary and Alternative Approaches for Osteoporosis.
Living with Osteoporosis.
52: How Lifestyle Changes Can Help.
53: Osteoporosis and Medicare.
54: Osteoporosis Pain Management.
55: Behavioral and Relaxation Techniques for Chronic Pain and Insomnia.
56: Osteoporosis Medicines Risks.
57: Physical Activity and Exercises: Managing Osteogenesis Imperfecta.
58: How to Prevent Falls and Improve Your Balance.
Additional Help and Information.
59: Glossary of Important Terms.
60: Directory of Resources.