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Non-pharmacological options may have role in postmenopausal osteoporosis

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7422.1051 (Published 30 October 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1051
  1. Pablo Alonso-Coello, research fellow,
  2. Merc Marzo-Castillejo (Mmarzo@ics.scs.es), medical adviser
  1. Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, C/Sant Antoni Ma Claret, 171, E-08041 Barcelona, Spain
  2. Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, C/Sant Antoni Ma Claret, 171, E-08041 Barcelona, Spain

    EDITOR—Cranney's editorial thoroughly covered the pharmacological options available for treating postmenopausal osteoporosis.1 Non-pharmacological treatments may also have a role, given the uncertainties in managing osteoporosis.

    Exercise is a simple intervention that can be advised for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis and is beneficial for other health …

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