Osteoporosis Risk Factors
Josh Duvauchelle
Josh Duvauchelle
February 7, 2019
There are dozens of osteoporosis risk factors ranging from genetics to lifestyle. Learn what the top five risk factors of osteoporosis are here.

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Menopause and Osteoporosis

The Menopause and Osteoporosis Connection

Bone health is directly tied to estrogen, so it's no surprise that menopause and osteoporosis are so closely linked. Do you know your osteoporosis risk?
by Angela Finlay on May 31, 2016
Understanding Senile Osteoporosis

Understanding Senile Osteoporosis

Senile osteoporosis, also referred to as degenerative osteoporosis, occurs as a result of aging and wear and tear on the bones.
by Patricia Bratianu on June 17, 2015
Secondary Osteoporosis vs. Primary Oteoporosis

Secondary Osteoporosis vs. Primary Osteoporosis

Secondary osteoporosis refers to osteoporosis caused by another illness, medications, and diet. It may occur in combination with primary osteoporosis.
by Patricia Bratianu on May 20, 2015
What Causes Osteoporosis?

What Causes Osteoporosis?

The term osteoporosis means porous bone, which is an exact description of what the condition is. Osteoporosis is a common affliction, which is preventable.
by Patricia Bratianu on April 29, 2015
Raising Awareness

Raising Awareness

By learning more about raising awareness for Osteoporosis, you can do your part in creating education regarding this debilitating disease.
by Amy Manley on January 14, 2015
Impact of Estrogen

Impact of Estrogen

Is there a connection between estrogen and osteoporosis? Let’s see what scientists have to say.
by Brenda Vanta on December 3, 2014
Celiac Disease and Osteoporosis

Celiac Disease

Celiac disease can cause osteoporosis because consumed nutrients are inefficiently absorbed. Bone loss or lack of bone development can result.
by Yvonne Banks on August 26, 2014