When you hear the word "osteoporosis," you may think of a little old Caucasian lady, feeble and hunched over a walker. But osteoporosis doesn't only happen to older Caucasian women. Osteoporosis occurs in women and men from all backgrounds. READ MORE

Menopause and Osteoporosis: How to Take Charge of Your Bone Health

The sharp decline in estrogen that comes around menopause leads to a weakening of women's bones. That's why it's important to know how to take charge of your bone health and prevent fractures.

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Osteoporosis: Knowing – and Owning – Your Numbers

As with so many things, when it comes to aging, what’s on the inside ultimately matters most.

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Understanding Your Bone Health as You Age

As you age, postmenopausal osteoporosis is more likely to occur because your body's natural bone remodeling process becomes unbalanced. Here's what you need to know.

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Help Prevent Osteoporosis: "Love Your Bones: Protect Your Future"

Approximately one in two women over age 50 will break a bone because of osteoporosis. Find out how you can keep strong bones.

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How Balloon Kyphoplasty Gave Me My Life Back After My Vertebral Compression Fracture

A freak accident left me bedridden, but this minimally invasive treatment let me start living again.

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When to Ask About Cancer and Metastatic Bone Disease

Watch this video to learn when to ask your health care provider about metastatic bone disease

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How I Found an Outpatient Solution to My Vertebral Compression Fracture

My decreasing bone mass caused fractures in my spine. After a simple procedure, I'm nearly pain-free.

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Osteoporosis Isn’t a Given

It's Never Too Late To Start Protecting Your Bone Health

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How to Improve Your Balance and Reduce Your Risk of Falling

Women are more likely to fall than men and they can cause devastating health complications.

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The Back Surgery Innovation That Gave Me My Life Back

I was stunned and scared when my doctors told me I had suffered a vertebral compression fracture, but this procedure healed me.

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The Risks of Undiagnosed Rheumatoid Arthritis

Learn more about this autoimmune disease and what can happen if left undiagnosed and untreated.

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