The post menopause symptoms that you experience may not be noticeable enough for you to realize when the ‘change’ is officially over. After menopause, women often feel more balanced, but there is a definitive difference. Your mood swings should stabilize and your energy levels should go up a little, but there are a host of [...]
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In most cases, osteoporosis screening consists of a simple X-ray test that can be performed in a hospital or outpatient facility. Bone density screening machines can also be conveniently used right in your doctor’s office, and the device will cause you no pain. Test results are available almost immediately, but it may take your doctor [...]
The first signs and symptoms of osteoporosis come when a patient experiences weakness in his or her joints or bones. This may occur when an osteoporosis sufferer breaks a bone following a minor fall, or simply becomes immobile despite being in general good health. Most suffers do not believe that it is fair to compare [...]
Osteoporosis screening begins with a physical examination. If you have lost height, had fractured bones, or have had a change in posture, you may be at higher risk. The doctor will also observe the way in which you walk and check your balance. The doctor will ask you questions as part of your medical history. [...]
Osteoporosis risk factors include a number of things over which you have no control. These include: 1. Age. As you get older, bone is broken down faster than it is replaced. 2. Gender. Women have a greater risk of developing osteoporosis; however men can and do develop this condition.
An Aredia infusion has a number of benefits, but this treatment also has some side effects which you should be aware of before choosing this drug for an osteoporosis infusion or bone cancer treatment. The benefits of this type of bisphosphonate therapy are twofold, because the treatment lessens the chances of bone fractures and other [...]
Bisphosphonate therapy is one of the most advised methods used to treat osteoporosis, although this treatment option is not right for everyone and you may not be a candidate in some cases. Osteoporosis, also called porous bones by many, is the condition which causes your bones to weaken and break easier. Osteoporosis is usually caused [...]
Osteoporosis affects almost 25 million of Americans and is a degenerative bone disease that tends to make our bones weaker and more porous, therefore more susceptible to fractures and injuries. Calcium deficiency was once believed to be responsible as the underlying cause for the osteoporosis. However, due to major medical findings made in this field, [...]
Post menopausal osteoporosis is most often seen among women compared to premenopausal osteoporosis, but certain medical conditions and scenarios can contribute to the underlying causes of low bone density in much younger women. Hormonal imbalance and poor nutrient absorption play the most vital role in premenopausal osteoporosis causes.
Osteoporosis or, in other words, bone density loss occurs more often in women than men due to their increased risk of bone thinning due to the menopausal hormonal changes. Post menopausal osteoporosis is more prevalent in the larger group of women than premenopausal osteoporosis that is usually seen in women who have undergone steroid treatments [...]
Reclast infusion medication is prescribed to patients with post menopausal osteoporosis in the attempt to build stronger bones and prevent catastrophic bone fractions incidents. Reclast infusion belongs to the group of bisphosphonate therapy drugs working by destroying a group of bone cells called osteoclasts, which play an important role in a natural process of bone [...]