Primary osteoporosis: Introduction
Primary osteoporosis: There are two primary kinds of osteoporosis: type I osteoporosis and type II osteoporosis. The determining factor for the actual existence of osteoporosis, whether type I or type II, is the amount of calcium left in the skeleton and whether it places a person at risk for fracture.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Primary osteoporosis is available below.
Symptoms of Primary osteoporosis
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Treatments for Primary 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
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Primary osteoporosis?
Primary osteoporosis: Complications
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Causes of Primary osteoporosis
- Postmenopausal decrease in oestrogen levels, which results in a rapid depletion of calcium from the skeleton
- Resorption and formation of bone are no longer coordinated, and bone breakdown overcomes bone building. This occurs with increasing age
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Primary osteoporosis: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Primary osteoporosis
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a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
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Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form
of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer.
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Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that
any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease.
The reality is that there are...read more »
Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic
disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's.
The disease Fragile X disorder can show only mild symptoms in the early years,
and...read more »
Female athlete syndrome leads to undiagnosed osteoporosis: Younger women are not usually
considered as candidates for diagnosis of osteoporosis.
However, a pattern of three conditions can occur in female athletes: disordered...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis).
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Primary osteoporosis: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Primary osteoporosis
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Primary osteoporosis: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Primary osteoporosis
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Primary osteoporosis: Animations
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Prognosis for Primary osteoporosis
Prognosis for Primary 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 Primary osteoporosis
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Primary osteoporosis: Broader Related Topics
Types of Primary osteoporosis
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