A Comprehensive Approach to Osteoporosis
Bickle, Kathleen J.
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Patients can be aware of why and how osteoporosis affects their bodies. They can learn how their bones remodel, supplying their bodies with essential nutrients and then rebuilding after the deficit is met. Next patients can learn what their bodies need to keep their bones healthy and out of a serious state of deficiency. Then they can learn symptoms to be conscious of and risk factors and tests their doctors will use for diagnosis if prevention is no longer an option. Finally, in the cases when therapeutic drugs are needed, it is important to research all the pharmaceutical options available for prevention and treatment.