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The Science Behind Corticosteroids and Bone Loss

Posted by Lisa Burkhart on Mar 20, 2018 12:43:44 PM

COPD and other respiratory or inflammatory related diseases often require the use of corticosteroids for treatment. Though these treatment regimens are quite successful they do have an unfortunate side effect. They have been linked to the increased risk of bone loss, more commonly known as osteoporosis.

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Topics: COPD, COPD Treatment, bone loss

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