“underdiagnosed and underreported” (www.nof.org/men/index.htm; retrieved May 21, 2008).Joan Pagano—an IDEA presenter and a personal trainer who specializes in working with people who have osteoporosis—states that &ldquo
said. She added that strength training is ideal for minimizing the risk of developing the disease.
To learn more about osteoporosis and how to avoid it, visit the National Osteoporosis Foundation Web site at www.nof.org.
Osteoporosis is not a disease typically associated with men; however, the National Osteoporosis Foundation (www.nof.org) estimates that almost 3 million American males aged 50 or older have this potentially dangerous disease. Fortunately, men can cut their future risk of developing osteoporosis
. If you can recognize when and why your symptoms are occurring, you can do something about them.
10. Procure Additional Information. To learn more about menopause, contact the National Osteoporosis Foundation, www.nof.org; the National Women’s Health
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