TITLE

Managing osteoporosis in postmenopausal women

AUTHOR(S)
Vondracek, Sheryl F.
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;Apr2010 Supplement 3, Vol. 67, pS9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the approaches used to manage postmenopausal osteoporosis and promote bone health among postmenopausal women. It states that postmenopausal women have high risk of having bone fractures and osteoporosis. Among the strategies used to manage postmenopausal osteoporosis include adequate intake of vitamin D and calcium and having a bone-healthy lifestyle, which consist of smoking cessation and restriction of alcohol and caffeine intake.
ACCESSION #
48911392

 

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