The Complete Book of Bone Health

Author(s): Diane L. Schneider


This title brings together all the latest info on bone health in one, easy-to-understand and thoroughly researched volume. Statistics show that nearly six million people in the UK are affected by osteoporosis and low bone density, making it one of today's most prevalent health issues. The good news is that the risk of ill health and injury from osteoporosis can be decreased or even prevented at just about any age. "The Complete Book of Bone Health" brings together the latest information on bone health into a single, easy-to-understand resource covering: Bone health basics; Risk factors for bone loss; Bone density DXA scans; Exercise and nutrition; Vitamins & minerals; Prescription medicines; Controversial hot topics; Complementary & alternative medicines; and, Common health problems.

Product Information

Diane L. Schneider is a former associate professor of clinical medicine at the University of California, and regarded as one of the world's leading experts on bone health.

General Fields

  • : 9781616144357
  • : Prometheus Books, Publishers
  • : Prometheus Books
  • : 0.536
  • : May 2011
  • : 229mm X 152mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Diane L. Schneider
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : very good
  • : 376
  • : illustrations throughout