Osteoporosis Related Diseases & Conditions

Medical conditions are often related to other diseases and conditions. Our doctors have compiled a list of ailments related to the topic of Osteoporosis. These conditions may be a cause or symptom of Osteoporosis or be a condition for which you may be at increased risk.

  • Kidney Stones One in every 20 people develop a kidney stone at some point in their life. A kidney stone is a hard mineral and crystalline...learn more »
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    Kidney Stones Article
    • Kidney stone facts
    • What is a kidney stone?
    • Who is at risk for kidney stones?
    • What causes kidney stones?
    • What are the symptoms and signs of kidney stones?
    • How are kidney stones diagnosed?
    • What is the treatment for kidney stones? How long does it take to pass a kidney stone?
    • How can kidney stones be prevented?
    • What is the outlook (prognosis) for kidney stones?
  • Low Testosterone (Low-T) Low testosterone can affect both men and women. Causes of low testosterone in males include undescended testicles and injury to...learn more »
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    Low Testosterone (Low-T) Article
    • Low testosterone facts
    • What is testosterone?
    • What is low testosterone?
    • What are the causes of low testosterone?
    • What are the symptoms of low testosterone?
    • When should I seek medical care for low testosterone?
    • How is low testosterone diagnosed?
    • What is the treatment for low testosterone?
    • What are the complications of low testosterone?
    • Can low testosterone be prevented?
    • What is the outlook for a patient with low testosterone?
  • Anorexia Anorexia is an eating disorder characterized by markedly reduced appetite or total aversion to food. Anorexia is a serious...learn more »
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    Anorexia Article
    • Anorexia nervosa facts
    • What is anorexia nervosa?
    • Who is at risk for anorexia nervosa?
    • What causes anorexia nervosa?
    • How is anorexia nervosa diagnosed?
    • What are anorexia symptoms and signs (psychological and behavioral)?
    • What are anorexia symptoms, signs, and complications (physical)?
    • What is the treatment for anorexia nervosa?
    • What is the prognosis (outcome) of anorexia nervosa?
    • How can anorexia nervosa be prevented?
    • The future of anorexia nervosa
    • Where can a person get help for anorexia nervosa?
  • Stroke A stroke results from impaired oxygen delivery to brain cells via the bloodstream. A stroke is also referred to as a CVA, or...learn more »
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    Stroke Article
    • Stroke facts
    • What is a stroke?
    • What causes a stroke?
    • What are the risk factors for stroke?
    • What is a transient ischemic attack (TIA)?
    • What is the impact of strokes?
    • What are stroke symptoms?
    • What should be done if you suspect you or someone else is having a stroke?
    • How is a stroke diagnosed?
    • What is the treatment of a stroke?
    • Is surgical treatment done for strokes?
    • What complications can occur after a stroke?
    • What can be done to prevent a stroke?
    • What is in the future for stroke treatment?
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Primary Biliary Cirrhosis is a chronic disease characterized by progressive inflammation and destruction of small bile ducts...learn more »
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    Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Article
    • What is PBC?
    • What is the scope of the problem?
    • What is the cause of PBC?
    • What are the symptoms and physical findings in PBC?
    • What manifestations are specifically due to PBC itself?
    • What are the manifestations of the complications of cirrhosis in PBC?
    • What are the manifestations of diseases associated with PBC?
    • What are risk factors for PBC?
    • How is PBC diagnosed?
    • What is the role of blood tests?
    • What is the role of testing for antimitochondrial antibodies?
    • What is the role of imaging tests?
    • What is the role of liver biopsy?
    • What are the criteria for a definitive diagnosis of PBC
    • What is the course of natural progression in PBC?
    • What are the sequential clinical phases of PBC?
    • What is the role of mathematical models in predicting the outcome (prognosis) in PBC?
    • What about pregnancy in PBC?