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Osteoporosis is a condition that affects the bones, causing them to become weak and fragile. Learn about it's treatment, management and prevention.

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Living with osteoporosis

There is no cure for osteoporosis, but medicines and lifestyle changes can help. Find out how to manage with osteoporosis.

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Osteoporosis symptoms

Information on osteoporosis signs and symptoms and links to trusted resources.

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Osteoporosis treatment

Information on osteoporosis treatment options and medicines. Plus links to trusted resources.

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Osteoporosis prevention

Information on how to prevent osteoporosis and stay healthy. Plus links to trusted resources.

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Osteoporosis diagnosis

Information on how to diagnose osteoporosis, bone sensity tests and scans. Plus links to trusted resources.

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What causes osteoporosis?

Information on what causes osteoporosis and risk factors, plus links to trusted resources.

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Osteoporosis – a personal story

Being diagnosed with osteoporosis can be both emotionally and practically challenging. Listening to others who have experienced similar situations is often reassuring and can be helpful. This video interview has been sourced from, award-winning research into patient experiences in conjunction with the Health Experience Research Group at Oxford University, UK.

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People with osteopaenia have bones that are weaker than normal. Osteopaenia is not as severe as osteoporosis but you still have to be careful if you’re at risk.

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Healthy bones

Trusted information on how to maintain healthy bones including calcium rich foods, sunshine, protein, smoking, salt, drinking, weight, and being active.

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Oestrogen is a female sex hormone with many roles, from controlling puberty to strengthening bones. Having too much or too little can cause medical problems.

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