The National Osteoporosis Foundation honors their 35th year with Bone Talk, a podcast and blog that shares inspiring conversations. We will examine issues around osteoporosis from diverse perspectives including patients, healthcare providers, caregivers, policy makers, researchers, advocates and innovators. Learn more about bone health, healthy active aging and strategies to protect your ability to live your best life.


Episode 12: Menopause Part 2: Menopause, hormone therapy, and bone health—what’s the deal?

Hormone therapy can help ease the symptoms of menopause, but it’s got a bad rap thanks to a study released in 2002. In this episode—part two of our three part series on menopause and bone health—bone and women’s health expert Dr. Margaret Nachtigall explains what hormone therapy is, the current recommendations around it, and what questions you should be asking your healthcare provider to know what’s right for you.

Episode 11: Dr. Margaret Nachtigall Part 1– Protecting strong bones before, during and after menopause

In part one of this three part series, NOF bone health ambassador, Barbara Hannah Grufferman, sits down with Dr. Margaret Nachtigall, highly regarded reproductive endocrinologist, and Clinical Associate Professor within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Division Reproductive Endocrine at NYU Langone Health, to discuss how women can create strong bones before, during and after menopause. 

episode 10: Improving the Treatment Pathway for Vertebral Compression Fractures

Is it a pulled muscle, or a vertebral compression fracture? Vertebral compression fractures can sometimes be painless, but are still a significant risk to overall health. So how do we diagnose and treat something we may not even know we have? In this episode, Dr. Douglas P. Beall, Chief of Radiology Services at Clinical Radiology of Oklahoma, sits down with NOF CEO, Elizabeth Thompson to discuss.

 

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Greetings!  As we enter the second quarter of the year, and spring arrives with bursts of color, music from the returning songbirds, and longer days are illuminated with beautiful light, you can almost feel the levels of hope and inspiration rising reflected by wider smiles and generous attitudes from those we spend time with at work and home.