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Hear from leading experts, Professor Emma Clark, Professor Terence O’Neill and Professor Karen Barker, to learn how to manage the impact of painful broken bones on your life.

We have lots of information that may help if you’re living with pain or other symptoms caused by broken bones.

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Hear all about the main drug treatments for osteoporosis in this #BoneMatters webinar, in which Dr Nicola Peel, Dr Zoe Paskins and Prof. David Armstrong give detailed information to help you make informed decisions about your medicine. To find out more about possible treatment options, visit our information on osteoporosis drug treatments.

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Our April event with Jill Griffin - ROS Clinical Lead, Vertebral Fractures, focused on what bone density scanning (DXA) is, what your scan results might mean, and other scans that might be used.  Learn more about how your doctor builds a picture of your bone health in our information on scans and fracture risk assessments.

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In this online Q+A, hear from experts about how eating and drinking the right things can support your bone health at every stage of your life.

Find out more about a bone-healthy diet.

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Risk factors for osteoporosis

In this #BoneMatters recorded discussion with Professor Neil Gittoes, we explore the different risk factors for osteoporosis and broken bones, and why you need to know. We really value your feedback and are keen to hear how you found the session,  to let us know, please take a moment to complete our short survey

For more information, visit our Causes section and Bone health for all. For people who haven’t had any bone health assessment or drug treatments do use our Risk Checker to identify your own risk factors and ways to improve your bone health.

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Bone Matters Extra: Your questions answered on Risk factors for osteoporosis

In this #BoneMatters extra session, specialist osteoporosis nurses Sarah Leyland and Julia Thompson answer questions submitted by our listeners further to Professor Gittoes session earlier in the week. We really value your feedback and are keen to hear how you found the session, to let us know, please take a moment to complete our short survey

For more information, visit our Causes section and Bone health for all. For people who haven’t had any bone health assessment or drug treatments do use our Risk Checker to identify your own risk factors and ways to improve your bone health.

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In this #BoneMatters session we’ve teamed up with the benefits experts at T2Us, David Samson discusses the financial help available for people living with osteoporosis. We know many of you will be worried about the rising cost of living, especially over the winter months and this session explores how welfare benefits can support.

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In a nod to Rare Disease Day, our Clinical Advisor, Sarah Leyland, was joined by Professor Stuart Ralston, Chair of Rheumatology at Edinburgh University, and a patient with this rare condition. Read more about pregnancy-associated osteoporosis.

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Up next from the Bone Matters series is an audio discussion on relationships and intimacy. Tune in to hear Sarah Leyland, Specialist Nurse and Clinical Advisor at the Royal Osteoporosis Society (ROS) in conversation with Denise Knowles, Psychosexual and Relationship Therapist. They explore how living with osteoporosis and broken bones can affect personal relationships, how to access help, and some of the positive ways issues can be resolved.Please note, intimate discussions involved.

 We’ve based the topic of this discussion on the feedback and questions we’ve received from you. To help shape the rest of the Bone Matters series, please complete our short survey and have your say: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/BoneMattersRI

It’s natural to be concerned about how osteoporosis is going to affect your daily life. But having osteoporosis doesn't always mean avoiding activities and interests that are important to you and your loved ones. Read our information on living with osteoporosis.

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Can over-exercising cause osteoporosis?

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Do I need to take a calcium supplement?

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What positive lifestyle measures can I take for my bones?

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Are spinal fractures painful?

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How does osteoporosis cause height loss or a curved back?

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Is Osteoporosis painful?

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How do I make sure my bisphosphonate medication is properly absorbed?

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Can you die from osteoporosis?

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When it mentions the neck region on my done density scan results, where is this exactly?

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How long does a spinal fracture take to heal?

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