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Osteoporosis and Vitamin D

Osteoporosis and vitamin D are linked. As vitamin D helps to regulate calcium, it plays an important role in bone health and density. Find out more… The importance of vitamin D In the UK, levels of vitamin D can be dangerously low leading to an increased risk of bone...

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What Is The Osteoporosis T-Score?

The osteoporosis T-score is a measure of your bone density compared to the bone density of a person in the peak of their physical condition. Find out more… What is the T-Score in Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is condition that results in the thinning of bones, making them weaker, fragile and more likely to...

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Why Osteoporosis Is Common In Females

The reason why osteoporosis is common in females is often due to the drop in oestrogen levels after the menopause. Oestrogen is a hormone that helps regulate bone density, and when levels drop, bones begin to break down quicker than they can rebuild. Why osteoporosis is common in women Many...

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Osteoporosis: A Deeper Dive

Osteoporosis: A Deeper Dive Osteoporosis: A Deeper Dive, provides an overview of the disease, with scientific and medical expressions explained in simple terms. What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis, meaning “porous bone”, is a bone disorder that causes decreased bone strength and density. This can lead to an increased risk of fracture. Bones have...