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Understanding Osteoporosis
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Overview
Osteoporosis is a major public health threat for 44 million Americans, 68 percent of whom are women. arrow
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Risk Factors For Osteoporosis
Certain people are more likely to develop osteoporosis than others.arrow
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Bones Are Not What You Think they Are
When you think of bones, you might imagine a hard, brittle skeleton. In reality, your bones are living organs.arrow
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When Bones Break
The most common breaks in weak bones are in the wrist, spine and hip. arrow
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Are You At Risk For Weak Bones?
If you have any of these “red flags,” you could be at high risk for weak bones. arrow
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The Impact On Ethnic Groups
Your ethnic background can be a significant factor in determining your risk of osteoporosis.arrow
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