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Bioidentical Hormones in the Treatment of Osteoporosis

Author(s):  Boomsma Diane

Issue:  Sep/Oct 2001 - Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
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Abstract:  The author presents the definition and classification of osteoporosis, its impact on society, bioidentical hormone treatment options and ways medications can improve or maintain quality of life for patients. Tables provide information regarding medications associated with bone loss and treatments for osteoporosis. The author concludes that sex hormones are considered first-line therapy for the prevention of osteoporosis.

Related Keywords: Bioidentical hormone replacement, Estrogen, effects of, Estrogen, replacement of, Hormone replacement therapy, Menopause, symptoms, treatment for, Menopause, symptoms, treatment for

Related Categories: GERIATRICS, HRT

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