Hormone Replacement and Osteoporosis Topic Guide
Hormone Replacement and Osteoporosis: Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) is often used in treating the bone loss disease osteoporosis. The treatment, designed for postmenopausal women, helps stop bone loss and helps some patients to even regain some bone.
Prevention of Osteoporosis Osteoporosis (or porous bone) is a disease in which bones become weak and are more likely to break (or fracture). Osteoporosis is preventable for most people. Prevention involves a diet high in calcium, weight-bearing exercise, lifestyle changes, possibly medication, and early screening for osteoporosis.
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