Osteoporosis

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Osteoporosis
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Elderly wumman wi osteoporosis shawin a curved back frae compression fracturs o her back banes.
Specialty Rheumatology
Symptoms Increased risk o a brakken bane[1]
Complications Chronic pyne[1]
Uisual onset Aulder age[1]
Risk factors Alcoholism, anorexia, hyperthyroidism, gastrointestinal diseases, surgical removal o the ovaries, kidney disease, smeukin, certain medication[1]
Diagnostic method Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry at the hip[2]
Treatment Guid diet, exercise, faw prevention[1]
Medication Bisphosphonates[3][4]
Frequency 15% (50s year aulds), 70% (ower 80 years)[5]

Osteoporosis is a disease whaur increased bane waikness increases the risk o a brakken bane.[1] It is the maist common raison for a brakken bane amang the elderly.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 "Handout on Health: Osteoporosis". August 2014. Archived frae the oreeginal on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  2. WHO Scientific Group on the Prevention and Management of Osteoporosis (2000 : Geneva, Switzerland) (2003). "Prevention and management of osteoporosis : report of a WHO scientific group" (PDF). pp. 7, 31. ISBN 9241209216. Archived (PDF) frae the oreeginal on 2007-07-16. 
  3. Wells, GA; Cranney, A; Peterson, J; Boucher, M; Shea, B; Robinson, V; Coyle, D; Tugwell, P (23 January 2008). "Alendronate for the primary and secondary prevention of osteoporotic fractures in postmenopausal women". The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (1): CD001155. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD001155.pub2. PMID 18253985. 
  4. Wells, G; Cranney, A; Peterson, J; Boucher, M; Shea, B; Robinson, V; Coyle, D; Tugwell, P (23 January 2008). "Risedronate for the primary and secondary prevention of osteoporotic fractures in postmenopausal women". The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (1): CD004523. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD004523.pub3. PMID 18254053. 
  5. "Chronic rheumatic conditions". World Health Organization. Archived frae the oreeginal on 27 April 2015. Retrieved 18 May 2015.