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Osteoporosis - The Basics Of Bone Formation, Why Osteoporosis Occurs, Symptoms Of Osteoporosis, Diagnosis, Treatment


Osteoporosis is a condition in which bone mass, and therefore bone strength, is decreased. This results in a greatly increased risk of fracture. Primary osteoporosis is osteoporosis which occurs due to normal, predictable changes within the body during the aging process. Secondary osteoporosis occurs as a result of some other specific disease process which produces osteoporosis as one of its symptoms.

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