American University of Beirut



Top Five Recommended Treatment for Osteoporosis​

  • Minerals
  • Vitamins
  • Exercise
  • Protein Balance
  • Reducing harmful substances

Osteoporosis Myths

Osteoporosis is not serious enough for me to worry about
In fact, the opposite is true. The reality is that it is a progressive disease and irreversibly weakens bones.


I’m a healthy person. I do the right things so I am not at risk.
Osteoporosis is a “silent thief”-- you can’t feel how strong your bones are.


I’m too young to worry about Osteoporosis now.
In fact, it is never too early to prevent Osteoporosis by getting enough calcium and weight bearing exercise to ensure that your bones are as strong as they can be.

It’s too late for me to do anything about Osteoporosis.
Bone loss is irreversible but you can slow or stop its further progress. 
The time to do something is now before you have experienced so much bone loss that you are at high risk for fractures.

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