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causes of osteopororsis

causes of osteopororsis

Losing bone is a normal part of the ageing process, but some people lose bone density much faster than normal. This can lead to osteoporosis and an increased risk of fractures. Women also lose bone rapidly in the first few years after the menopause (when monthly periods stop and the ovaries stop producing an egg). Women are more at risk of osteoporosis than men, particularly if the menopause begins early (before the age of 45). Many other factors can also increase the risk of developing osteoporosis, including: long-term use of high-dose oral corticosteroids other medical conditions – such as inflammatory conditions, hormone-related conditions, or malabsorption problems a family history of osteoporosis – particularly history of a hip fracture in a parent long-term use of certain medications which can affect bone strength or hormone levels having a low body mass index (BMI) heavy drinking and smoking

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