osteoporosis

Osteoporosis and Fractures: What You Should Know

Learn about prevention, screening diagnosis and treatment

Videos: Ask the Expert About Bone Health

Watch these videos with Dr. Ortiz to learn about risk factors, prevention, and management opportunities related to osteoporosis and vertebral compression fractures (VCF)

Fast Facts: 10 Facts About Osteoporosis in Women

Learn about osteoporosis diagnosis and prevention

What Increases Your Risk for Bone Fractures and Osteoporosis?

Learn what makes you more likely to break bones and get osteoporosis

How Do Hormones Affect Osteoporosis?

It’s important to understand how you become more vulnerable to osteoporosis as you age

Taking on Mountains — and Osteoporosis

How I adjusted, but didn’t stop, my active lifestyle after my diagnosis

It Wasn’t Muscle Damage: It Was Four Fractures and Osteoporosis

How an ER doctor's misdiagnosis led me to take charge of my condition through diet and exercise

For Women, Osteoporosis Leaves Physical and Emotional Scars

This silent disease can take an emotional toll on women because of physical, lifestyle and dependency changes

How Women of All Ages Can Prevent Osteoporosis

Tips for keeping your bones healthy and strong

My Family’s History With Osteoporosis Changed My Medical Career Path

Watching my grandmother shrink from the bone disease inspired me to focus on researching osteoporosis in the Black community

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