Osteoporosis And Bone Loss

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Osteoporosis is a condition that affects bone strength. The word osteoporosis literally means "porous bones" (Kenny). Bone is made of tough, elastic fibers and gritty, hard material minerals. It is a living tissue and contains cells that make, mold and take back up resorb bone. Initially, as a person grow, the bone tends to form faster than it is resorbed (Kenny). But, as you get older, this reverses. Around the age of 35 you will start you start to lose a certain amount of bone material overall. Your bones become less dense and less strong (Kenny). Although men can be affected by osteoporosis, older women are usually affected also. It usually hit women who has past menopause. Bone loss becomes worse in women after menopause because of the
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