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Chad Deal, MD, is Head of the Center for Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease and a board-certified Rheumatologist at Cleveland Clinic. He has specialty interests in osteoporosis and related conditions. Dr. Deal did his undergraduate work at Washington University, St. Louis, Mo.What type of doctor should I See for osteopenia?
A primary care physician would be the appropriate person to see. They may be boarded in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine. An internal medicine doctor or an osteopath should be able to help you to treat your osteopenia. Both should be very good at treating you.What medical specialty treats osteoporosis?
Other specialists who treat osteoporosis include: An endocrinologist is a specifically trained doctor who specializes in gland diseases. They diagnose and treat hormone imbalances in the endocrine organs, including the thyroid, adrenals, pituitary gland, pancreas, testes and ovaries.How to treat osteoporosis naturally without drugs?
Get enough vitamin D and calcium. Both are needed for bone health, and many people don't get enough of either. The Institute of Medicine is reviewing its vitamin D and calcium guidelines. Meanwhile, ask your doctor what you need in terms of supplements and exposure to sunlight, which helps your body make vitamin D. Physical activity.