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How to keep osteopenia from turning into osteoporosis when your so close?

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Hand Surgery 35 years experience
Osteopenia: is a X-ray finding, osteoporosis is one cause of osteopenia, that shoes up in images as osteopenia it does turn into each other. ask your doctor to offer guidance and see if treatment is needed
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Osteopenia: Can progress into Osteoporosis. Resistance exercise, healthy diet including adequate calcuim and vitamin D, Avoiding predisposing medications and following your doctor to access your risk

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