Health Reference Series: Osteoporosis Sourcebook

Editor/Author Williams, Angela
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $95.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $142.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1685-5
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 12
Book Status: Available
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Osteoporosis Sourcebook, Second Edition, provides information so that the layperson can identify the important risk factors of osteoporosis and the life-style changes needed to offset them. It provides answers to questions about calcium intake and supplements and other dietary needs, hormone replacement therapies, the drugs used to treat osteoporosis, and surgical options.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Osteoporosis: An Overview
  • Chapter 1—Introduction to Osteoporosis
  • Section 1.1—The Skeletal System and Bones
  • Section 1.2—What Is Osteoporosis?
  • Section 1.3—Osteoporosis Risk Factors and Prevention
  • Section 1.4—Types of Osteoporosis
  • Chapter 2—Bone Basics
  • Section 2.1—What Is Bone?
  • Section 2.2—Why Do We Have Bones?
  • Section 2.3—Bone Health for Life
  • Section 2.4—Boning Up
  • Chapter 3—Osteoporosis in Your Family
  • Chapter 4—Nutrition and Osteoporosis
  • Section 4.1—Role of Calcium in Bone Health
  • Section 4.2—Role of Vitamin D in Bone Health
  • Chapter 5—Osteoporosis and Arthritis: Two Common but Different Conditions
  • Chapter 6—The Importance and Impact of Osteoporosis
  • Chapter 7—Fast Facts on Osteoporosis
  • Chapter 8—Osteoporosis and Related Skeletal Challenges in the Elderly
  • Part II: Osteoporosis in Women, Children, Men, and Older Adults
  • Chapter 9—Osteoporosis in Women
  • Section 9.1—Bone Health in Girls/Young Women
  • Section 9.2—Osteoporosis and African American Women
  • Section 9.3—Osteoporosis and Asian American Women
  • Section 9.4—Osteoporosis and Hispanic Women
  • Section 9.5—How Often Should Women Have Bone Tests?
  • Chapter 10—Osteoporosis in Children and Young Adults
  • Section 10.1—Kids and Their Bones
  • Section 10.2—Parents Concerns about Kids’ Bone Health
  • Section 10.3—Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Chapter 11—Osteoporosis in Men
  • Chapter 12—Osteoporosis in Older Adults
  • Section 12.1—Mechanisms of Age-Related Bone Loss
  • Section 12.2—Osteoporosis in Aging
  • Section 12.3—Prostate Cancer and Osteoporosis
  • Part III: Osteoporosis and Related Conditions
  • Chapter 13—Dripping Candle Wax Bone Disease (Melorheostosis)
  • Chapter 14—Fibrous Dysplasia
  • Chapter 15—Gaucher Disease
  • Chapter 16—Otosclerosis
  • Chapter 17—Hypercalcemia
  • Chapter 18—Hypocalcemia
  • Chapter 19—Hyperparathyroidism
  • Chapter 20—Hypophosphatasia
  • Chapter 21—Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Chapter 22—Multiple Myeloma
  • Chapter 23—Oral Health and Bone Diseases
  • Chapter 24—Osteopetrosis
  • Chapter 25—Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  • Chapter 26—Paget Disease of the Bone
  • Part IV: Risk Factors and Prevention of Osteoporosis
  • Chapter 27—Genes and Osteoporosis
  • Section 27.1—Genetics of Bone Density
  • Section 27.2—Genes Linked to Abnormal Bone Density and Fracture
  • Chapter 28—Risk Factors in Women
  • Section 28.1—Menopause and the Long-Term Effects of Estrogen Deficiency
  • Section 28.2—Pregnancy, Lactation, and Osteoporosis
  • Section 28.3—Secondary Amenorrhea Leading to Osteoporosis
  • Section 28.4—Peak Bone Mass and Overtraining
  • Chapter 29—Female Athlete Triad and Bone Health
  • Chapter 30—Influence of Sex and Gender
  • Chapter 31—Diseases and Disorders That Affect Bone Health
  • Section 31.1—Breast Cancer and Bone Health
  • Section 31.2—Anorexia Nervosa and Bone Health
  • Section 31.3—Diabetes and Bone Health
  • Section 31.4—Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Bone Health
  • Section 31.5—Lactose Intolerance and Bone Health
  • Section 31.6—Lupus and Bone Health
  • Section 31.7—Depression Linked to Bone Loss
  • Section 31.8—Asthma and Bone Health
  • Section 31.9—Rheumatoid Arthritis and Bone Health
  • Section 31.10—Celiac Disease and Bone Health
  • Chapter 32—Fall and Fractures
  • Section 32.1—The Fall Itself
  • Section 32.2—Prevention of Falls and Fractures
  • Chapter 33—Alcohol and Osteoporosis
  • Section 33.1—Alcohol's Harmful Effects on Bone
  • Section 33.2—Managing Alcoholism and Osteoporosis
  • Chapter 34—Smoking and Bone Health
  • Chapter 35—Drugs and Fracture Risk
  • Section 35.1—Fracture Risk with Osteoporosis Drugs
  • Section 35.2—Optimal Duration of Osteoporosis Drugs Intake
  • Section 35.3—HIV Drugs and Low Bone Mass
  • Chapter 36—Bed Rest and Immobilization
  • Chapter 37—Preventing Osteoporosis
  • Section 37.1—Bone Health throughout Life
  • Section 37.2—Protecting Your Bone
  • Chapter 38—Calcium, Vitamins, and Bone Health
  • Section 38.1—Calcium and Vitamin D:Important at Every Age
  • Section 38.2—Calcium and Children's Bone Health
  • Section 38.3—Calcium: Shopping List
  • Section 38.4—Vitamin A and Bone Health
  • Section 38.5—Magnesium and Bone Health
  • Chapter 39—Bone Builders: Support Your Bones with Healthy Habits
  • Section 39.1—Building Strong Bones
  • Section 39.2—Exercises and Bone Health
  • Section 39.3—Physical Activity Brings Lasting Bone Benefits
  • Section 39.4—Nutrition Fact Label
  • Section 39.5—Stem Cells Build Bone
  • Chapter 40—Blood Pressure Drug Improves Bone Health
  • Chapter 41—Menopause and Bone Health
  • Part V: Diagnosis and Treatment of Osteoporosis
  • Chapter 42—How to Find a Doctor
  • Chapter 43—Talking to Your Orthopedist
  • Chapter 44—The Diagnosis of Osteoporosis
  • Chapter 45—Strong Recommendation for Bone Density Testing
  • Chapter 46—Bone Scan and What to Expect
  • Chapter 47—A Step-by-Step Approach to Osteoporosis Treatment
  • Chapter 48—Drugs for Osteoporosis
  • Section 48.1—Bisphosphonates
  • Section 48.2—Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators
  • Chapter 49—Hip Replacement Surgery
  • Chapter 50—Gene Therapy for Bone Regeneration
  • Chapter 51—Complementary and Alternative Approaches for Osteoporosis
  • Part VI: Living with Osteoporosis
  • Chapter 52—How Lifestyle Changes Can Help
  • Chapter 53—Osteoporosis and Medicare
  • Chapter 54—Osteoporosis Pain Management
  • Chapter 55—Behavioral and Relaxation Techniques for Chronic Pain and Insomnia
  • Chapter 56—Osteoporosis Medicines Risks
  • Section 56.1—Usage of Reclast and Kidney Impairment
  • Section 56.2—Risk of Esophageal Cancer
  • Chapter 57—Physical Activity and Exercises: Managing Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  • Chapter 58—How to Prevent Falls and Improve Your Balance
  • Part VII: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 59—Glossary of Important Terms
  • Chapter 60—Directory of Resources