Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

Season 3 Episode 12

Osteoporosis: Prevention & Treatment

Aired Unknown Jan 01, 2006 on Health Science Channel
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Osteoporosis: Prevention & Treatment
Part of the award winning public television series Healthy Body/Healthy Mind. Osteoporosis is a result of a slow, degenerative process where our bones become thin, brittle and prone to fracture. It's called the silent disease because it takes place slowly over the years, and no physical symptoms are felt until a fracture has actually occurred. In the United State, it affects eight million women and two million men. And 18 million more have low bone mass putting them on the road to osteoporosis. In this program learn more about the disease and how to prevent, manage and live with Osteoporosis.moreless

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