Who is at Risk of Osteoporosis?
Osteoporosis is a condition of thinning bones that increases the risk of fracture with minimal trauma. Typically these breaks occur in the hip and spine resulting in chronic pain, disability, and sometimes death. Read this article to learn if you are at risk.
Why is Osteoporosis a Problem?
Osteoporosis affects both men and women. Those with osteoporosis are at high risk of breaking their bones. This represents a major economic burden for the health care system and can be the one event that leads to permanent disability in older people. Read this article to learn more.
How Does Osteoporosis Occur?
Osteoporosis occurs when the bone density falls to a point that there is an increased risk of fracture with minimal trauma. The risk of developing osteoporosis is determined during childhood and after menopause. Read this article to learn more.
Osteoporosis is a disorder of the skeleton that results in decreased bone strength and subsequent susceptibility to fractures. It is a major epidemiologic problem. Read this article to learn more about this rapidly increasing problem.
Surgical Treatment of Endometriosis
Endometriosis can be quite debilitating, decreasing the quality of a woman’s life. It is usually controlled with hormonal therapy however surgical options exist if conservative management fails. Read this article to learn more.
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