The Silent EpidemicBook - 2005
Every woman is at risk from osteoporosis, often called the silent epidemic. But traditional treatments such as hormone replacement therapy are coming under scrutiny for their risks of breast cancer and heart disease. So where do women (and men) go to for answers? In a clear and understandable way, women's health and menopause expert Marilyn Glenville describes the way to better bones.The risk factors, prevention tips and treatment methods are all discussed in this 240-page volume. Starting off with an explanation of osteoporosis and bone metabolism, the book also outlines why some people are more at risk for this debilitating disease than others.
Publisher: London : Kyle Cathie, 2005
Branch Call Number: 616 .716 GLE
Characteristics: 208 p. :,ill