Prior to menopause, the hormone estrogen helps women maintain their bone density. However, after the onset of menopause, estrogen levels drop and bone loss increases, placing women at risk for osteoporosis and fractures. Bone mineral density (BMD) testing can keep track of bone loss, but which risk factors should guide
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Are you a man who’s been getting shorter but wider as you age? According to research, these osteoporosis risk factors should cause the alarm bell to sound.