What is Osteoporosis?
Osteoporosis is a disease that makes the bones weak and thin to the extent that they become very fragile and break easily. Men and Women suffering from Osteoporosis often break bones in the Hip, Spine and Wrist.
The word “Osteo” comes from Greek word that means “Bone” and” Porosis” means “Hole”. According to the Medilexicon’s medical dictionary, it is the reduction in the quantity of bone. It is an age-related disorder that is identified by the decrease in Bone mass and can lead to Fractures.
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