Protect bone health, prevent a silent disease

Osteoporosis is often called "the silent disease" because it progresses slowly over time, without symptoms, until a fracture occurs.
Many people continue to assume height loss is a normal part of aging. However, it may be due to a collapse in the bones of the spine, called vertebrae, weakened by osteoporosis. The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) advises everyone to routinely monitor their height and talk to their healthcare provider if they notice a loss of more than a...

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