Osteoporosis is a disease that affects women, causing weakness of the bones, increasing the risk of sudden and unexpected fractures. Osteoporosis means "porous bone,". This disease results in an increased loss of bone mass and strength. The disease often progresses without any symptoms or pain.
1.Menopause- estrogen protects your bone. As women age, our estrogen levels decrease, which can lead to bone loss.
2. Excessive alcohol intake
4.INACTIVITY- DO YOU SEE A CORRELATION HERE WITH ALMOST EVERY DISEASE?
5. Family history
Symptoms of Osteoporosis
1.No symptoms until a fracture occurs
3.Loss of height
4. Curved back
5. Hunched posture
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