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People who suffer from osteoporosis have very porous and fragile bones. Because their bone strength is compromised, they have an increased risk of fractures.
Osteoporosis, the silent thief
More than 80% of fractures among people age 50 or more are attributed to osteoporosis. In fact, such fractures often lead to a diagnosis of osteoporosis, since the disease causes virtually no other symptoms. What can you do to detect the disease early on and protect your bones?
Vitamin D and calcium to prevent stress fractures
Ostéoporose : les effets d’un médicament demeurent bénéfiques à long terme
Un apport de calcium n’est pas suffisant pour avoir des os en santé.
Should you take vitamin D supplements in the winter?
Osteoporosis: Good habits to help keep your bones healthy
A step toward early detection of osteoporosis at your dentist’s office
For strong bones, beware of cola!
Here's to healthy bones!
Preventing osteoporosis and reducing your risk of fracture
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