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Facts and advice to help people understand and preventosteoporosis
There are an estimated 55 million Americans over the age of 50who have low bone mass. This easy-to-understand guide helps readersassess their risk and find a practical approach to the diagnosis,treatment, and prevention of osteoporosis. It covers bone densitytests and a wide range of treatment options for osteoporosis-fromhormone replacement therapy and acupuncture to calcium-rich foods,supplements, and exercise-and offers pointers on preventing brokenhips and other common fractures.