World Osteoporosis Day 2021 is October 20. At menopause, or earlier, take a stand and choose good bone health to prevent osteoporosis.
What is World Osteoporosis Day on October 2020?
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
- After this period of time the rate of bone loss is reduced and stabilises”.
What is the association between postmenopause and osteoporosis?
On page one in Management of Osteoporosis In Postmenopausal Women: The 2021 Position Statement of the North American Menopause Society: Abstract – Results the North American Menopause Society elaborate on:
What is the association between osteoporosis and hip fractures?
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What if I think I have osteoporosis?
“To become aware of any potential risk factors, take the IOF Osteoporosis Risk Check.
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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