When one medicine doesn't help postmenopausal women with osteoporosis, doctors might recommend another. But if the second doesn't strengthen bones, what happens then? Taking them together might do the trick.
With certain stomach and intestinal tract conditions, weak bones can result. The same holds true for patients with abnormal bowel movements.
Many women haven’t been taking their prescriptions to treat bone loss from their osteoporosis. Money may not have anything to do with the lack of following doctor’s orders.
After menopause, many women need treatment for bone loss due to osteoporosis. But a medication that prevents bone loss may also have the side effect of inhibiting bone growth.
CT scans are a pretty common tool in modern medicine. So it would be pretty neat if docs could also screen for bone loss by looking at a CT scan that was done for another health condition.