By Ivy M. Alexander
Evaluate: nearly ten million american citizens have osteoporosis and thirty-four million have osteopenia (low bone mass) with many extra in danger. no matter if you think you might have those stipulations or have a pal or relative with osteoporosis or osteopenia, this informative booklet deals support for women and men of every age. a hundred Questions & solutions approximately Osteoporosis and Osteopenia, moment version provides authoritative, functional solutions in your questions on treatments, way of life judgements to enhance bone future health, assets of help, reviews from women and men with bone loss, and masses extra. New issues within the moment variation comprise: FRAX®; -- New drug info in the course of the publication; -- Osteonecrosis of the jaw -- nationwide Osteoporosis beginning (NOF) and bone loss testing. Read more...
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16 Cortical bone 80% of all the bone in the body Trabecular bone 20% of all the bone in the body Figure 5 Cortical and trabecular bone. Courtesy of Eli Lilly and Company, Einhorn TA, The Bone Organ System in: Osteoporosis. Eds. Marcus et al. Academic Press 1996. In primary osteoporosis, women lose 5% to 10% of cortical bone and 20% to 30% of trabecular bone during the rapid bone loss occurring in the 4 to 8 years following menopause. In contrast, men and women (after the faster postmenopausal bone loss) experience a slower rate of bone loss as a result of aging.
Exercise will also reduce your risk for osteoporosis. QXP 11/20/09 11:34 AM Page 27 100 Q&A ABOUT OSTEOPOROSIS AND OSTEOPENIA Risk Factors and Testing • If you are exercising to the point of not having menstrual periods (amenorrhea), consider reducing the amount of time that you exercise or try taking in more calories to make up for the extra expenditure of calories from extreme exercise. • If you are experiencing moderate to severe symptoms of postmenopause such as hot flashes and night sweats, talk with your clinician about taking estrogen to help relieve your symptoms as well as lower your risk of osteoporosis.
QXP 11/20/09 11:34 AM Page 30 100 Q&A ABOUT OSTEOPOROSIS AND OSTEOPENIA diseases such as psoriasis and eczema; and inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis. Steroid (glucocorticoid) medications can cause osteoporosis for several reasons. First, they interfere with calcium absorption from food. Second, they may increase the amount of calcium lost through the kidneys. Third, they interfere directly with bone formation and with the production of testosterone and estrogen, which are hormones necessary for bone formation.