World Osteoporosis Day 2020 is October 20. “If you are over the age of 50 and you have one or more risk factors you should discuss these with your doctor and ask for an assessment of your bone health status”.
What is World Osteoporosis Day on October 2020?
What will the World Osteoporosis Day 2020 campaign feature?
In World Osteoporosis Day October 20: The 2020 Global WOD Campaign the IOF explain:
What is a World Osteoporosis Day 2020 key message?
- “Osteoporosis is a growing global problem: worldwide, fractures affect one in three women and one in five men over the age of 50”.
What is the association between menopause and bone loss?
- “When women go through menopause, there is a rapid loss of bone because of decreased oestrogen and this process may last from 4-8 years after menopause”.
Health Care Provider
If you are over the age of 50 and you have one or more risk factors you should discuss these with your doctor and ask for an assessment of your bone health status. Lifestyle changes may be recommended and, for those at high risk, medication may be prescribed for optimal protection against fractures”.
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