The Complete Book of Bone Health

  • ISBN-13: 9781616144357
  • Author: Diane L. Schneider
  • Publisher: Prometheus Books
  • Publication date: 2011-09-20
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 491
  • $11.68
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This book compiles the latest information about bolstering bones, from prevention to treatment, into a single, easy-to-understand resource. The author, a leading expert on osteoporosis, covers everything you should know about your bones. Using evidence-based research, first-hand stories, and her own experience, she provides practical recommendations to optimize your bone health. Get the facts on: bone health basics; risk factors for bone loss and fractures; bone density "DXA" scans; exercise and nutrition; vitamin D; prescription medicines; controversial "hot topics"; complementary and alternative approaches; and common health problems and medicines affecting your bones. Designed to be practical and user-friendly, each chapter ends with a bottom-line summary, "The Bare Bones," allowing you to easily reference issues of interest. This book is a clear, accurate, and up-to-date guide to improving bone health and contributing to a healthier life.

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