Osteoporosis is often called the "silent disease" because bone loss occurs without symptoms. The following resources offer information about preventing and treating osteoporosis.
Action Plan for Osteoporosis (616.716 WIN)
This exercise-based plan allows you to take an active role in improving the health of your musculoskeletal system and is a more effective way to manage the condition than dietary changes or medications alone.
Exercises for Osteoporosis: A Safe and Effective Way to Build Bone Density and Muscle Strength (616.716 DAN 2005)
Exercises for Osteoporosis presents an easy-to-follow program that you can do in the comfort of your home with minimal equipment.
Lineback, a Pilates post-rehabilitation specialist, presents vital information on rehabilitation guidelines for osteoporosis patients in a clear, concise format readily applicable to most exercise and everyday situations. 150 photos.
Osteoporosis (616.716 O'CO)
This plain-English guide explains the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of low bone mass, offering reassuring advice on the various bone density tests, medications and pain management options.
Osteoporosis : The Silent Epidemic (616.716 GLE)
Provides women with information about prevention and treatment, and sometimes even reversal of, osteoporosis.
Osteoporosis for Dummies (616.716 O'CO )
This easy-to-understand guide helps readers assess their risk and find a practical approach to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of osteoporosis.
Osteoporosis Prevention (616.716 NEW)
The author shares her personal experiences and results of her research and bone density tests. Her goal is to help the reader maintain strong bone and be a proactive patient.
Osteoporosis: the Silent Epidemic (616.716 GLE)
This book offers advice about how to treat and help to prevent osteoporosis.
Outwitting Osteoporosis: The Smart Woman's Guide to Bone Health (616.716 GAT 2003)
This up-to-date resource for good bone health provides the most current research and offers practical advice about maintaining or regaining normal bone mass.
The Everyday Calcium Cookbook: Calcium-Rich Nutrition for Whole-Body Health (641.5632 MACD 2004)
The Osteoporosis Society of Canada endorses this cookbook which gives simple, healthy and appetizing recipes designed to maximize the amount of calcium in everyone's diet.
What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Osteoporosis: Help Prevent and Even Reverse the Diseases that Burdens Millions of Women (616.716 COS 2003)
Cosman introduces a comprehensive program for preventing and treating osteoporosis and bone loss. Her breakthrough approach presents women of all ages with new, safe, and accessible means of preventing osteoporosis.
Yoga for Healthy Bones: A Woman's Guide (613.7046 SPA 2004)
This book offers a complete program of yoga poses designed especially for bone health.
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