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Thinner women and those with a family history of osteoporosis also face a higher risk.
Redheads are skilled at making their own vitamin D, which helps prevent osteoporosis, as their bodies are apparently more effective at taking in sunlight, Health.com reports.
Amenorrhea is linked with increased risk for osteoporosis.
But Mary Horger, who suffers from dementia and osteoporosis, did not die.
Prempro and Premarin are both approved to treat menopause symptoms and to prevent bone-thinning osteoporosis.
Women are more likely to get osteoporosis than men, with white and Asian women being especially susceptible.
Cannada says that just a 5 percent increase in peak bone mineral mass can significantly decrease the risk of osteoporosis later in life.
There is anecdotal evidence that the ice-bathlike experience treats a host of chronic ailments, including arthritis, psoriasis, osteoporosis, and several other autoimmune diseases.
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Origin and Etymology of osteoporosis
First Known Use: 1841See Words from the same year
OSTEOPOROSIS Defined for English Language Learners
medical Definition of osteoporosis
osteoporoticplay \-ˈrät-ik\ adjective
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