Postmenopausal osteoporosis: Introduction
Postmenopausal osteoporosis: Type 1 osteoporosis is caused by a lack of estrogen, the main female hormone.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Postmenopausal osteoporosis is available below.
Symptoms of Postmenopausal osteoporosis
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Treatments for Postmenopausal osteoporosis
- Osteoporosis is typically asymptomatic until a fracture occurs. Patients identified as at risk for osteoporosis should undergo preventive measures, including adequate calcium intake, vitamin D intake, and exercise. Counsel patients to avoid tobacco use. Identify and treat alcoholism
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Postmenopausal osteoporosis:
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Postmenopausal osteoporosis?
Postmenopausal osteoporosis: Complications
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Causes of Postmenopausal osteoporosis
- At menopause, the level of oestrogen in a woman's body drops dramatically. This affects bone density because oestrogen plays a vital role in the depositing of calcium in the bones
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Postmenopausal osteoporosis: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Postmenopausal osteoporosis
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Postmenopausal osteoporosis: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Postmenopausal osteoporosis
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Postmenopausal osteoporosis: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Postmenopausal osteoporosis
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Postmenopausal osteoporosis: Animations
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Prognosis for Postmenopausal osteoporosis
Prognosis for Postmenopausal osteoporosis:
If full recovery is not achieved, osteoporotic fractures may lead to chronic pain, disability, and, in some cases, death.
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Research about Postmenopausal osteoporosis
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Clinical Trials for Postmenopausal osteoporosis
The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally
and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Postmenopausal osteoporosis include:
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Clinical Trials for Postmenopausal osteoporosis
Postmenopausal osteoporosis: Broader Related Topics
Types of Postmenopausal osteoporosis
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