Osteoporosis is medical condition in which the bones become brittle and fragile from loss of bone tissue. It is the leading cause of fractures in the elderly population and specially post-menopausal women. We have excellent osteoporosis prevention and treatments available today that have been very effective for prevention of osteoporotic fractures. Key is in diagnosing and using the appropriate treatment for each person. Not all treatments are the same. There are significant differences in potency of various osteoporosis medications currently available in fracture prevention.
For more information about osteoporosis types and treatments, please click on the osteoporosis link.