Helpful information about osteoporosis. Nutritional, herbal and lifestyle recommendations are suggested. Medications that contribute to bone loss are listed, as are some of the risk factors of osteoporosis. The role of hormones in osteoporosis is discussed. Herbs mentioned include: dong quai, licorice, unicorn root, black cohosh, fennel, false unicorn root, wild yam, red clover, saw palmetto, hops, alfalfa, kudzu, horsetail, evening primrose, nettle, black pepper, soy, purslane, bugleweed, kale, jute, and more.