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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Signs Your Back Pain Is Serious

Some aches and pain here and there are normal—ones that tend to go away after you rest or exercise, but you shouldn't be in severe and significant pain for a long time. Learn more.

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Should You Have Back Surgery for Your Pain?

Learn when to speak with your health care provider about diagnostic tests like an XRAY or MRI to determine if surgery may be the best option for you.

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