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Osteoporosis: Get up and move

1.5 million people suffer from fractures due to bone disease yearly.

Osteoporosis is the most common cause of fractures.

Osteoporosis causes the bone to become fragile and brittle, making it susceptible to fractures.

After 40, women start experiencing hormonal changes that also contribute to less muscle mass, decreased bone density, among others.  Some of the other symptoms that start surfacing are depression, osteoporosis, anxiety, and cardiovascular disease.

 

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