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.
Dr. Holly L. Thacker and Dr. Abby Abelson discuss the importance of bone health for women.
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.
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
Dr. Holly L. Thacker discusses the importance of bone density scans for women, especially if they are at risk for osteoporosis.
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
Elderly adults with fractures due to osteoporosis have an increased chance of death in the next five years, according to an Australian survey. Watch this video to learn more.