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Weekend Wellness: Osteoporosis medications can have negative effect on bone healing after tooth extraction

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I need to have a tooth extracted. Because of my osteoporosis the dentist said I should go to an oral surgeon. Why is that important? How do I find out their qualifications? ANSWER: Removal of a tooth is usually a straightforward process that can be done by most [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Sunburn Although the temperature is rising, making sunburn more likely, you can still get burned on cool or cloudy days. Find out which remedies really work. Understand food labels to avoid allergic reactions Perhaps you or a family member has a food allergy, or you're cooking [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

El tratamiento para los trastornos óseos se enfoca en fortalecer los huesos para lentificar la pérdida ósea

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: ¿Cuál es la diferencia entre osteoporosis y osteopenia? ¿Se tratan de manera diferente? RESPUESTA: La osteoporosis y la osteopenia son afecciones relacionadas entre sí y vinculadas a la salud ósea. La osteopenia puede preceder a la osteoporosis, pero no siempre. El tratamiento de estos trastornos es similar [...]

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Excess Vitamin a May Increase Risk of Osteoporosis

Excess Vitamin a May Increase Risk of Osteoporosis April 6, 2012 Dear Mayo Clinic: I've read that too much vitamin A can weaken bones. How much is too much? Answer: You are correct. Studies indicate that excess vitamin A stored in the body may increase the risk of reduced bone [...]

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TUESDAY Q & A: Treatment for bone disorders focuses on strengthening bones, slowing bone loss

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What’s the difference between osteoporosis and osteopenia? Are they treated differently? ANSWER: Osteoporosis and osteopenia are related conditions connected to bone health. Osteopenia can be a precursor to osteoporosis, but that is not always the case. Treatment for these disorders is similar because the treatment goals for both are [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Discovery’s Edge Online Issue

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The latest online issue of Discovery's Edge, Mayo Clinic's research magazine, highlights three programs at Mayo Clinic that have changed medicine and the physician/researchers responsible. You may cite and link to this publication as often as you wish. Republication is allowed with proper attribution. Please include the [...]

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Osteoporosis Prevention: Mayo Clinic Radio

Do you know the incidence of osteoporosis fractures is greater than the annual incidence of heart disease and stroke combined? Also, that there are approximately 2 million fragility fractures per year and that number is expected to double by 2014? On Saturday, March 8,  we talk with Ann Kearns, M.D., Ph.D., and Sanjeev Kakar, M.D. about osteoporosis.  We'll discuss what it is, the [...]

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MAYO CLINIC RADIO

Do you know the incidence of osteoporosis fractures is greater than the annual incidence of heart disease and stroke combined? Also, that there are approximately 2 million fragility fractures per year and that number is expected to double by 2014? Join us Saturday, March 8, at 9 a.m. CT, when we talk with Ann Kearns, M.D., Ph.D., and Sanjeev Kakar, [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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