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Published on October 7, 2008

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The basics of osteoporosis
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By: A.B. 0859606 http://www.totalsupplement.net/images/Osteoporosis.jpg

Osteoporosis is… A Disease that causes broken fractures http://z.hubpages.com/u/218781_f260.jpg

A Disease that causes broken fractures

THE SILENT THIEF… Osteoporosis is also known as the silent thief because it develops over a long period of time without showing any sign, until a bone if fractured. http://insurance.wustl.edu/images/robber.gif

Most common areas of bone deterioration http://www.cedars-sinai.edu/images/468325_SPINE_CURVES_OF.jpg SPINE http://www.dkimages.com/discover/previews/768/55178.JPG HIPS http://www.hpssandiego.com/KN027.jpg WRISTS

Osteoporosis is less common in men because they tend to have a greater bone mass than women. http://media.canada.com/gallery/dose_eightiestoons/070704cartoon_heman.jpg

Osteoporosis is less common in men because they tend to have a greater bone mass than women.

HIP FRACTURES 50% Likely to become permanently disabled 20% are likely to die http://www.osteoporosis.ca/english/Abou %20Osteoporosis/whatis/default.asp?s=1

Keeping physically fit, by working out increases the strength of bones http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3130/2683251350_95bc5fd6ba.jpg?v=0

According to this graph the most common bone fracture related to osteoporosis hospitalizations is of the hip. http://www.wvdhhr.org/bph/oehp/hsc/burdenosteo/hosps2.gif

According to this graph the most common bone fracture related to osteoporosis hospitalizations is of the hip.

Lack of calcium may play a role in osteoporosis, although is not a direct cause. http://www.photoshoptalent.com/images/contests/milk%20drop/fullsize/milk%20drop_4641b1118bc14.jpg

Lack of calcium may play a role in osteoporosis, although is not a direct cause.

Osteoporosis Canada, 2007, “About Osteoporosis,” http://www.osteoporosis.ca/english/Abou %20Osteoporosis/whatis/default.asp?s=1. Oct 3, 2008

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