Osteoporosis. Are Your Bones Strong Enough?

Osteoporosis is a bone disease that occurs when the body loses too much bone, makes too little bone, or both. As a result, bones become weak and may break from a fall or, in serious cases, from sneezing or minor bumps. Osteoporosis means “porous bone.”Many people have no symptoms until they have a bone fracture! It mainly affects those over 50 years old but sometimes even younger people.Treatment includes medication (or supplementation), a healthy diet and weight-bearing exercise to help prevent bone loss or strengthen already weak bones. Book an appointment to get checked or helped.

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