The Faces of Osteoporosis
If you have osteoporosis or low bone density, it is important to work with your doctor to create a treatment plan. American Bone Health is committed to providing you and your doctor with all of the information and resources we have to support your treatment.
Here’s what you can do:
Find a Good Doctor - It is important to find a good doctor who will work with you to create an osteoporosis treatment plan that’s right for you. We have compiled a list of resources to help you in your search.
Take Medication - Medications may be an important option. There are many safe and effective treatments available. We offer current information on a number of medications that can slow or stop bone loss, increase bone density and reduce fracture risk.
Eat Right - It is never too late to start eating the right foods for optimal bone health. Visit the prevention section for important nutritional information and delicious calcium-rich recipes!
Be Physical - Certain kinds of physical activity and exercise can help you fight bone loss. Although you should always contact your physician before starting a new exercise regimen, take a look in the prevention section for some ideas for getting bone fit.
Stand Up Tall - The activities of everyday life tend to drag us down. Posture and balance are important to keep your body strong and support your bones. Stay tall with some simple exercises to improve your posture and balance.
Prevent Falls - Many fractures can be prevented by avoiding falls. Are you at risk for falls? Take simple steps to protect yourself or a loved one from falls, create a fall-proof home.
If you have sustained a fracture, download and print our "Recovering from a Fracture" checklist, and write in essential names and phone numbers so that you can get all the help you need.
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