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Osteoporosis For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-06996-7
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316 pages
April 2011
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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 with

Over-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.

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