Approximately ten million Americans have osteoporosis and thirty-four million have osteopenia (low bone mass) and many millions are at risk. Whether you suspect you might have osteoporosis, you recently learned that you have bone loss, or are a friend or relative of someone with osteoporosis or osteopenia, this book offers help for men and women, young or old.100 Questions & Answers About Osteoporosis and Osteopenia
provides authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, lifestyle decisions to improve bone health, sources of support, comments from men and women with bone loss, and much more. Written by a nurse practitioner and a nurse, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional challenges of osteoporosis and related conditions.
"This book is a comprehensive and up-to-date resource for individuals seeking credible, scientifically accurate information on osteoporosis. It's a very readable and easy-to-understand guide to the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis, and belongs in every home library." --Cedric X. Bryant, PhD, FACSM Chief Executive Physiologist/VP of Educational Services American Council on Exercise
"Building strong bones and enhancing bone health must be a lifelong focus for every woman and man. In an easy-to-read format, Ivy Alexander and Karla Knight offer readers comprehensive information on a range of osteoporosis-related topics, from prevention, to recognizing fractures, to treatment options. It is a must-read for all, especially those in mid-life years." --Amy Niles President and CEO National Women's Health Resource Center
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