Osteoporosis – Weakening of the Bones

A 42-year-old patient of mine said, “I never smoked, my drinking is limited, and overall I am healthy,” referring to some of the risk factors for the disease. However, from age 24, she experienced problems with dairy products and could not consume them. She was at risk because of the low-calcium diet and her family history of osteoporosis. She even mentioned that people around her are surprised that she has osteoporosis, “everyone thinks it is a little old lady’s disease.” 

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