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Bone Health

Bone Health

Our doctors have the training, expertise and technology to diagnose and treat osteoporosis.

Bone Health

1350 East Market St.
Warren, OH 44482
330-841-1999

To determine your risk of the disease, your doctor will take a complete medical history and perform an exam. Screening techniques to detect osteoporosis include:

  • X-rays

  • Bone density tests (also called DEXA or bone densitometry)

  • Blood tests, which measure calcium and potassium levels
     

Your doctor will tailor a treatment program that’s right for you. In addition to lifestyle changes to minimize your risk, treatment options include:

  • Hormone replacement therapy

  • Medical management with medications

​​Bone Health for Women

Although both men and women can develop osteoporosis, women are at greater risk for developing the disease, particularly after menopause. You can minimize your risk of osteoporosis through lifestyle changes, such as:

  • Maintaining a regular exercise routine that includes weight-bearing exercises

  • Getting enough calcium and vitamin D

  • Minimizing caffeine and alcohol consumption, and abstaining from smoking