How are the underlying causes of osteoporosis treated?

Updated: Jan 20, 2021
  • Author: Rachel Elizabeth Whitaker Elam, MD, MSc; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Answer

Medical care also includes identifying and treating potentially treatable underlying causes of osteoporosis, such as hyperparathyroidism and hyperthyroidism.

See Treatment and Medication for more detail.


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