Bone thinning

Bone thinning is the weakening of bones from low calcium levels. Chronic bone thinning is called Osteoporosis. Older women often get bone thinning and postmenopausal osteoporosis. Weak bones and the risk of fractures can increase. Low calcium intake and low Vitamin D levels can contribute to bone thinning. Various diseases ...

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As we get older, we begin to lose more bone than we build. The tiny holes within bones get bigger, and the solid outer layer becomes thinner. In other words, our bones get less dense. Hard bones turn spongy, and spongy bones turn spongier. If this loss of bone density ...1

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Causes List for Bone thinning

Possible causes of Bone thinning (or similar symptoms) may include:2

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References

  1. Source: NIH News in Health (NIH): newsinhealth.nih.gov/ issue/ jan2015/ feature1
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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