Natural Health Research

Naturopathic Medicine
Health Quizzes



Osteopenia is is increased radiolucency of bone, one of the most common findings in skeletal radiology.


The most common cause by far of osteopenia is osteoporosis. However, there are many disease entities that can cause osteopenia, so the mere finding of radiolucent bone does not make this an automatic diagnosis. Rather, it prompts a search for other more specific clues to the exact underlying disorder.

Radiodgraphic clues include: osteomalacia (Looser zones), hyperparathyroidism (subperiosteal resorption), disseminated multiple myeloma (focal lytic lesions)




Fantastic new books!

CAM Therapies has studies on natural therapies for over 100 diseases.

CAM Labs lists lab tests for 100 diseases.

Nutritional Genetics is a fantastic resource.



Information on this site is provided for informational purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the advice provided by your own physician or other medical professional. You should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease, or prescribing any medication. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, promptly contact your health care provider. Information and statements on this site have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.