Osteoporosis

Decreases Bone Density

Imbalance

In the process of osteoporosis, old bone is being broken down faster than new bone can replace it. This causes a decrease in bone density and bone strength. It often affects the bones in the hips, spine and wrist.

Symptoms

1) Back pain

2) Loss of height over time

3) A stooped posture

4) Bone fractures

Quote

"In Hollywood, you play a mom and instantly, you've got osteoporosis." -Gabrielle Union



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Treatments

1) Prescription drugs

2) Weight-bearing exercises

3) Increasing Vitamin D intake