There is no cure for osteoporosis. Care is focused on medicines and lifestyle changes. These are designed to slow bone loss. Care will also help lower the chances of a broken bone.

Osteoporosis care involves:

Lifestyle changesMedicationsSurgeryAlternative and complementary therapies

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: EBSCO Medical Review Board Marcie L. Sidman, MD
  • Review Date: 05/2018 -
  • Update Date: 06/26/2018 -