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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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Where Does Osteoporosis Start?

Where does osteoporosis start? With osteoporosis, all bones will become weaker, but bones in the ankle, hip, wrist and spine are most likely to fracture.  What is osteoporosis? As we get older, our bones tend to get weaker, thinner and more vulnerable to fractures. This process of bone thinning...

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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...