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Osteoporosis

Overview

What is osteoporosis? Learn more about osteoporosis symptoms and treatment with advice on causes, diagnosis and prevention.

What is osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is a systemic skeletal disease, characterised by low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue.

Treating osteoporosis

There are many treatment options available to reduce bone loss. Many of these potent drugs are capable of reducing the rate of osteoporotic fractures by 70% or more.

Preventing osteoporosis

The preventive measures for osteoporosis differ for each life stage. Here's how to take control.

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Healthy Bones

Tereza is the CEO of the National Osteoporosis Foundation and worked as a Nursing Sister in the field of Osteoporosis for 18 years prior to her appointment with the Foundation. She used to be the Educational Officer for the Foundation and co-wrote the patient brochure on Osteoporosis. Read more

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