Half Title 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.
21: Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
22: Multiple Myeloma.
23: Oral Health and Bone Diseases.
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.