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What causes osteoporosis?

From around the age of 35 more bone cells are lost than replaced sobone density decreases. Inadequate calcium intake and excessive calcium loss. Other factorssuch as inadequa (MORE)
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How can you get osteoporosis?

There are many ways including getting older, not intaking enough calcium and not intaking enough vitamin D.
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What is a osteoporosis?

It is the loss of calcium, (bone mass) and thinning of the bones, usually caused by aging and predominantly in women of menopause age & above/
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What Is Osteoporosis?

Loss of bone density (usually in post menopausal women) causing the bones to become weak. The mineral lost is calcium. a medical condition in which the bones become brittle (MORE)
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Is osteoporosis fatal?

Yes and no many people can lead normal life's and live long with osteoporosis but some people fall break bones and are old enough that they die on the operating table OR (MORE)
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How does osteoporosis affect you?

osteoporosis is a disease condition which lowers the calcium content in the bones thereby causing weakening of bones,mostly occurs in women.after the menopause.treatment:can b (MORE)
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Is osteoporosis deadly?

osteoorosis is a chronic disorder of bones,causing weakness of bones if neglected it is dangerous
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What is rheumatoid osteoporosis?

There is no such thing. However people that have RA are often more likely to develop osteoporosis, Which is a lessening of bone density.
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What happens if you have osteoporosis?

Usually nothing. It does, however, place you at increased risk for broken bones. General advice to decrease this risk includes getting enough calcium and vitamin D and regul (MORE)
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How prevalent is osteoporosis?

44 million people in the United States are at risk for this potentially debilitating disease, which is responsible for 1.5 million fractures (broken bones) annually