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    Preventative Measures, Early Diagnosis and Treatment
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    An_256199 posted:
    The forum has a lot of very informative, helpful and supportive posts about osteoporsis. If you suffer from osteoporosis and know someone who is at risk you understand how important it is to inform them of all options available for prevention or assessment of their risk level.

    Along with nutrition/vitamins and exercises those at risk may want to have a look at Osentia. It's a relatively new screening test to help assess your level of risk for osteoporosis and a nice step to take in the comfort of your own home for peace of mind before taking the time and energy to head to the doctor for a diagnostic test. You can find a full explanation of the screening tests on the Osentia .co.uk website.
    It will give you a clear indication of whether you have a small, medium or large percent of risk of a fracture and will help you assess whether to talk to your pharmacists or doctor for further action.

    When did you find out about your osteoporosis? Were you younger than the average age? Did you feel the resources available to you were adequate for your treatment? Let us know!


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