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When you have osteoporosis, it means you have low bone mass, and your bone tissue is...Play Video
Osteoporosis generally affects older women and men, but it can occur in people as young as 35....Play Video
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Many people don't even know they have osteoporosis, because there aren't any symptoms. It's often called "the silent thief" because it steals away a person's bone mass without them realizing it. The major risk factors for osteoporosis are early menopause, fractures with minimal trauma in people 40 or older, a family history of osteoporosis, chronic steroid use, and medical conditions like Celiac Disease and Crohn's Disease. If you have any risk factors, talk to your doctor. If you detect your osteoporosis early on, you can take action to prevent fractures and broken bones.