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Osteoporosis And Calcium Balance

Osteoporosis is usually called the “silent disease” because bone loss occurs without symptoms.

Some people may not know that they have osteoporosis until their bones become so weak that a sudden strain, bump or fall causes a hip fracture or a vertebra to collapse.

A collapsed vertebra may first be felt or seen in the form of severe back pain, loss of height, spinal deformities such as kyphosis, also called severely stooped posture.

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