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Osteoporosis is a medical condition in which the bones are abnormally fragile and prone to break. 


Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to become fragile and break easily. It is caused by a disease in the density of bone tissue, which leads to an increase in the risk of fractures.

Q. How can I prevent osteoporosis?

  • staying physically active
  • moderation in alcohol consumption
  • no smoking
  • taking your medications
  • eating nutrient-dense and maintaining good bone health

Q. What are the symptoms of osteoporosis?

  • fragile bones
  • minor falls from standing height
  • normal stresses such as bending, lifting, or even coughing 

Q. What are the risk factor of osteoporosis?

  • women have lower peak bone mass and smaller bones than men
  • as you age, new bone growth is slower
  • bones weaken overtime
  • slender, thin-boned women
  • White and Asian women
  • one of your parents has a history of osteoporosis
  • changes to hormones
  • excessive dieting or poor protein intake
  • certain medical conditions
  • long-term use of certain medications

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