The Osteoporosis Cure: Reverse the Crippling Effects With New Treatments by Mcilwain, Harris

The Osteoporosis Cure: Reverse the Crippling Effects With New Treatments

byMcilwain, Harris

Mass Market Paperback | May 1, 1998

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Once considered a progressive, incurable disease, osteoporosis can be prevented and/or treated in both early and later stages thanks to recent breakthroughs and medical developments. Now a medical doctor tells you what you can do to head off the crippling effects of this disabling illness.

Find Out:
  • What are the symptoms of osteoporosis?
  • What are the factors that put you at risk?
  • Which common medications can increase your risk?
  • Should you take estrogen for the prevention of osteoporosis?
  • How is osteoporosis diagnosed?
  • Who should get a bone-density test and what does it involve?
  • What new bone-restoring drug has recently become available?
  • What part do diet and exercise play in the prevention and cure of osteoporosis?
  • What steps can you take to keep your bones strong and healthy
  • Nutritional bonebuilders to add to your diet
  • Simple bone strengthening exercises
  • And Much More!

About The Author

Debra Fulghum Bruce is a full-time writer who has published articles in Woman’s Day, Prevention, Baby Talk, and Success. She is currently editor-in-chief of Living Well Today, a Florida health publication.

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Title:The Osteoporosis Cure: Reverse the Crippling Effects With New TreatmentsFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 0.52 inPublished:May 1, 1998Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0380793369

ISBN - 13:9780380793365

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Compiled in an easy-to-use question-and-answer format, this accessible guide provides up-to-the-minute information about the latest treatments for osteoporosis including the risk factors, causes, symptoms, and prevention. Drawing on the latest medical research, the authors explain the known causes of the disease and present new medical and complementary approaches to prevention and treatment. Original