Diabetes can weaken bones, and some diabetes medications also can weaken bones. Here are five things every diabetic needs to know about the heightened risk of osteoporosis.
Bisphosphonates can be a useful part of osteoporosis therapy. But used for too long or used as a stand-alone therapy they can make the condition worse.
Both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism can deplete bone mineral content, and medications for thyroid disease given in excess can cause similar problems with "subclinical" thyroid problems. Here is how to be on the lookout.
Osteoporosis is depressing. And depression can contribute to the worsening of osteoporosis. Here are 10 things you need to know about the interrelationships of brittle bones and depressed mood.
There are six different subtypes of juvenile idiopathic arthritis, the most common of which is oligoarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis. This article outlines the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of this disease.
Juvenile arthritis refers to when arthritis develops in children and adolescents. This article outlines the six different subgroups that compose juvenile arthritis, with the most common subgroups being oligoarticular and polyarticular arthritis.
Polymyalgia rheumatica is a subtype of arthritis that is characterized by significant muscle and joint stiffness. This article outlines the causes, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of polymyalgia rheumatica.
Osteoarthritis is one of the most common forms of arthritis, which refers to inflammation of joint. There are two types of osteoarthritis, primary and secondary osteoarthritis. This article outlines the differences between these two diseases.
Horsetail, the herb also known as Equisetum, is a useful tool in maintaining strong bones, but it is important to use the right form of the herb as part of a comprehensive treatment plan.
Strontium offers real reduction in the risk of new fractures for people who have osteoporosis. It reduces the bone pain that occurs with metastatic cancer. But it’s not for everyone.