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Primary osteoporosis

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

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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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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Primary osteoporosis: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Primary osteoporosis

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Primary osteoporosis: Animations

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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