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tablet (trade name Fosamax) prescribed to prevent or treat osteoporosis in women after menopause alendronate , Fosamax
abnormal spinal curvature that results when osteoporosis causes the spine to collapse; seen most often in elderly women dowager's hump
androgen (trade names Durabolin or Kabolin) that is used to treat testosterone deficiency or breast cancer or osteoporosis Durabolin , Kabolin , nandrolone
hormones (estrogen and progestin) are given to postmenopausal women; believed to protect them from heart disease and osteoporosis hormone-replacement therapy , hormone replacement therapy , HRT
presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the urine; usually the result of excessive bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism or osteoporosis hypercalcinuria , hypercalciuria
excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone resulting in abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood; can affect many systems of the body (especially causing bone resorption and osteoporosis) hyperparathyroidism
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