In-depth

Causes

Anorexia nervosa

Find out what's behind this life-threatening eating disorder and how to treat it.

Male hypogonadism

Male hypogonadism (testosterone deficiency) affects the development of male physical characteristics, sex drive, fertility and sense of well-being. Treatment may involve testosterone replacement therapy.

Complications

Bone health tips

Wondering how to keep your bones strong and healthy? Follow these tips to take care of your bones.

Prevention

Calcium

Calcium is important for bone health. Although diet is the best way to get calcium, supplements may be an option if your diet falls short.

Exercising with osteoporosis

Choosing the right exercises and performing them correctly can help minimize the effects of osteoporosis. Find out what types of exercises are best.

Fall prevention

Concerned about falls? Don't let your fear take over. Take charge with six simple fall-prevention strategies.

Tests and diagnosis

Bone density test

Are you at risk of fractures due to weakened bones caused by osteoporosis? A bone density test will tell.

CT scan

A CT scan is an imaging test that uses X-rays to produce detailed images of the inside of your body.

Ultrasound

Ultrasound imaging uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of structures in your body.

Treatments and drugs

Osteoporosis treatment: Medications can help

You've opted for osteoporosis treatment, but you still have questions. What drug works best? Are injections safer than pills? Here are the answers.

Jun. 21, 2013