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Osteoporosis: Thinning of the Bones

June 7, 201614 min
Osteoporosis is a disease in which bones become porous and weak. As they lose strength, they are more likely to break. Bones in the spine, hip, wrist, pelvis, and upper arm are particularly at risk of fracture in people with osteoporosis.Azar Khosravi, MD, an Endocrinologist with City of Hope, is here to talk about the causes and the treatments of osteoporosis, and some lifestyle approaches for preventing bone loss.

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