It’s common knowledge that osteoporosis, a disease that causes the skeleton to weaken and bones to break, affects women. But did you know that millions of men are also affected by the condition?
Take steps to keep your bones healthy as you age. Start with these important tips from a Cleveland Clinic expert.
Losing your period can be one part of the Female Athlete Triad, a potentially serious syndrome of three interrelated conditions of health risk factors.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our “Short Answer” series. Women’s health specialist Holly L. Thacker, MD, answers this one.
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While you may be more at risk to develop osteoporosis as you get older, the good news is that you can take steps to avoid it.
Sadly, the first time many people think about osteoporosis is after their first bone fracture.
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Nine million Americans use smokeless tobacco. Users are often under the impression that smokeless tobacco is “safer” than inhaled alternatives. The truth is, there are 28 cancer-causing toxins in smokeless products. What is it, and what are its effects? Smokeless tobacco is not burned. Most people chew or suck the tobacco in their mouth and … Read More