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Osteoporosis

Do all you can to keep your bones healthy. Find a variety of information, tips and hints for preventing or reducing your risk for osteoporosis.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Parents, find out what you can do now to keep your kids bones strong as they get older.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center

Learn about the prevention, detection and treatment of osteoporosis.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center

Also in PDF|151 KB.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center

Osteoporosis is a concern for men as well as women. Find out more. Also in PDF|161 KB.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Discover the importance of Vitamin A in your diet as well as food sources and recommended intakes.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center

Find information about osteoporosis concerns as related to other health conditions, including anorexia nervosa, lactose intolerance, diabetes, lupus and smoking.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine

Find links to the latest news and research on osteoporosis, including those nutrition-related. Also in Spanish.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine

Learn about the basics osteoporosis, including causes and risks, symptoms, prevention and treatment, complications, and more. Also in Spanish.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements

Read about the functions of calcium in promoting health, food sources, recommended intakes, deficiency, and excess.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements

Read about the functions of magnesium in promoting bone health, food sources, recommended intakes, deficiency, and excess.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements

Read about the functions of vitamin D in promoting bone health, food sources, recommended intakes, deficiency, and excess.