Bone Health & Osteoporosis

Speaking of Women’s Health offers informational women’s health videos that discuss a variety of topics. Join us as Holly L. Thacker, MD, Director of Center for Specialized Women’s Health at Cleveland Clinic, offers her insights about health myths and helpful tips and tricks about health issues that affect women every day.

Bone Health & Osteoporosis

You First: Bone Health

Dr. Holly L. Thacker and Dr. Abby Abelson discuss the importance of bone health for women.

How Women Can Build Bone Density

As we age, our bones become thinner and lose their density. But there are steps women can take to halt the “thinning” of their bones and help prevent osteoporosis. Follow these tips from Speaking of Women's Health Executive Director, Dr. Holly L. Thacker.

Osteoporosis Treatments

Since 1 in every 2 women are destined to have an osteoporotic bone fracture, it's important for women to know about the different treatment options available to help manage osteoporosis. Dr. Holly L. Thacker, executive director of Speaking of Women's Health, discusses the many different treatment options for osteoporosis management.t

The Importance of Bone Density Scans

Dr. Holly L. Thacker discusses the importance of bone density scans for women, especially if they are at risk for osteoporosis.

Density tests help ID fracture, osteoporosis risks

According to studies, you can delay getting a bone density test for up to five years after your first test at the age of 65. Learn more to see if you are eligible.bone

Holly L. Thacker, MD Executive Director of Speaking of Women's Health Director of Center for Specialized Women’s Health at Cleveland Clinic
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