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The Link Between Osteoporosis and Spinal Fractures

Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens bones. As we get older, this condition reduces bone strength. Often it goes unnoticed for years. There are no symptoms until a bone breaks. And the link between osteoporosis and spinal fractures are not rare, especially in the elderly.

Osteoporosis Risks and Screening for Men

The word osteoporosis means porous bone. This bone disease is characterized by losing too much bone or making too little. Therefore, bones become brittle and weak, and can easily break. Almost 1.5 million men over the age of 65 have osteoporosis in the United States and over twice that many are at risk for [...]

How Birth Weight And Osteoporosis are Linked

Osteoporosis is a major cause of illness and death in the elderly due to age-related fractures. So, you are able to reduce the frequency and severity off fracture by slowing the age related bone loss. Why Birth Weight Plays a Role in Osteoporosis Several new studies have found interesting results. And, these results may be [...]