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Managing Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis (ahs-tee-oh-puh-roe-sus), which means, “porous bone,” is a disease of the bones that happens when you lose too much bone, make too little bone, or both. This disease can result in weak bones and bones breaking from a minor fall or, in serious cases, from sneezing or bumping into furniture. Osteoporosis can strike at any age, and even though it is more common in women, both men and women can have the disease.


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