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Paget’s disease is treated with medicine and sometimes surgery. A good diet and exercise are also important.
Two main types of medicines are approved to treat Paget’s disease.
Surgery is sometimes needed to treat broken bones, malformed bones, or severe arthritis.
People with Paget’s disease do not need a special diet. But, to maintain strong bones, you should get 1,200 mg of calcium and at least 400 IU of vitamin D every day. After age 70, you should take 600 IU of vitamin D each day. If you have had kidney stones, talk with your doctor about how much calcium and vitamin D to take.
Exercise helps build strong bones, prevents weight gain, and keeps joints mobile. Before starting a new exercise plan, talk with your doctor.