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Osteoporosis For Dummies


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Juli 2005

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Facts and advice to help people understand and prevent osteoporosisThere are an estimated 55 million Americans over the age of 50 who have low bone mass. This easy-to-understand guide helps readers assess their risk and find a practical approach to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of osteoporosis. It covers bone density tests and a wide range of treatment options for osteoporosis-from hormone replacement therapy and acupuncture to calcium-rich foods, supplements, and exercise-and offers pointers on preventing broken hips and other common fractures.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction.Part I: Understanding Your Bones.Chapter 1: Boning Up on Osteoporosis.Chapter 2: Loving the Living Tissue Called Bone.Chapter 3: Breaking Down the Risk Factors.Chapter 4: Men and Kids Get Osteoporosis, Too.Part II: Keeping Your Bones Healthy.Chapter 5: Eating Right for Good Bones.Chapter 6: Exercising for Strong Bones.Part III: Diagnosing and Treating Osteoporosis.Chapter 7: Facing the Consequences of Bones Gone Bad.Chapter 8: Finding (and Paying For) a Doctor to Treat Osteoporosis.Chapter 9: Testing Your Bones.Chapter 10: Taking Prescription Drugs for Osteoporosis.Chapter 11: Keeping Bones Strong withOver-the-Counter Supplements.Chapter 12: Managing Pain from Osteoporosis.Chapter 13: Recovering from a Fracture When You Have Osteoporosis.Chapter 14: Focusing on the Future of Osteoporosis.Part IV: The Part of Tens.Chapter 15: Ten Surprising Sources of Calcium.Chapter 16: Ten Things You Need to Know about Bones.Chapter 17: Ten Resources for Finding Out More about Osteoporosis.Chapter 18: Top Ten Questions Dr. O'Connor's Patients Ask about Osteoporosis.Chapter 19: Ten (Or So) Parenting Tips to Build Strong Bones.Appendix: Reviewing Osteoporosis Programs State by State.Glossary.Index.

Portrait

Carolyn Riester O'Connor, MD, is certified in bone densitometry and is a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology.
Sharon Perkins, RN, is the coauthor of Breastfeeding For Dummies and Fertility For Dummies.


EAN: 9780764576218
ISBN: 0764576216
Untertitel: Illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2005
Seitenanzahl: 308 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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