9 Risk Factors for Osteoporosis

9 Risk Factors for Osteoporosis

9 Risk Factors for Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by the progressive thinning and weakening of bone, which is represented clinically by the loss of bone mass and density. The word literally means “porous bone.” According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), more than 53-million individuals in the United States either have osteoporosis…