Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones. Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and brittle. People have bone loss (the amount of minerals, such as calcium, that your body absorbs (takes) from your bones) for many years without any symptoms.
Osteoporosis affects more women than men (especially older women). Women are more likely to get osteoporosis because:
Are some women more at risk?
Yes. The risk for osteoporosis is higher if you:
I will be talking further about Osteoporosis in the upcoming blog. Stay connected.
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