Tag: osteoporosis awareness

Everything You Should Know About Osteoporosis

Although osteoporosis affects millions of people each year, it is often disregarded as a disease to be concerned with in the latter part of life. However, good bone health begins in childhood. Because we can reach peak bone mass as adults as early as 18, but also between 25 and… Read more »

What is Osteoporosis?

  What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a disease that affects the bones, causing progressive bone loss. When a person has osteoporosis, their bones become porous and are at a heightened risk of fracture. Osteoporosis is an incredibly common disease among older men and women, and is often not detected until… Read more »

Osteoporosis Detection, Prevention and Myths

This month, our physicians want to provide you with useful resources on osteoporosis in honor of Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month. Although osteoporosis is increasingly common, many people are not aware they could be at risk. In an effort to raise awareness and prevent the disease, we have some quick… Read more »