Understanding Osteoporosis Medications Topic Guide
Osteoporosis Medications: Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by low bone mass and loss of bone tissue that leads to weak and fragile bones. Medications to slow osteoporosis work by a variety of mechanisms, from replacing hormones, to increasing bone formation, to direct estrogen therapy.
Treatment of Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a disease condition of porous bones -- the porosity of which causes them to become weak and easily broken. Pain or symptoms may be absent until a bone is broken.
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