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Posted by: Tracy | 2009/01/12

Osteopenie

I was diagnosed with " Osteopenie"  about 7 years ago and are currently not using any supplements or medication. Are my chances higher to contract Osteoperosis than normal?

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Dear Tracy
This depends on various factors e.g. age, lifestyle, the presence of risk factors etc, but yes, you do have a chance of developing osteoporosis. You can contact the National Osteporosis Foundation on 0861102265 for more information.

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