The Osteoporosis Handbook by Sydeny Lou Bonnick

Sydney Lou. The Osteoporosis Handbook -Every Woman's Guide to Prevention and Treatment Taylor Publishing.1997. Sydney Bonnick is a research professor at the Center for Resaerch on women's health at Texas Woman's University.

This books, like most handbooks, offers basic information about a large number of subjects.It also references some research studies.

As you look at the Table of Contents, you will see that it covers most of the basic subjects related to Osteopenia and Osteoporosis.

Table of Contents - Osteoporosis Handbook

Table of Contents:

  1. Osteoporosis The Woman's Epedemic
  2. Are you at Risk
  3. The Importance of Calcium
  4. Estrogen's Role in Osteoporosis
  5. Another look at Smoking and Caffeine
  6. Exercise and Osteoporosis
  7. Exercising to Prevent Osteoporosis
  8. Exercises for the Woman with Osteoporosis
  9. The Value of Vitamin D
  10. Examining other Vitamins and Minerals
  11. Preventing Falls
  12. Bone Density testing
  13. Salmon Calcitonin in the treatment of Osteoporosis
  14. Alendronate (Fosamax) and Related Drugs
  15. Future therapies
  16. Osteoporosis in Men

This material is followed by 36 pages of appendicies, lists of support groups etc. And readers who are already familiar with most of the basic health information, may find this information the most useful material in the book.

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