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Understanding Osteoporosis


If you do not get enough calcium and vitamin D in your body or your body does not absorb enough calcium, your bones may become brittle and the resultant condition is known as osteoporosis. As defined by the World Health Organization, osteoporosis is a generalized skeletal disorder of low bone mass (thinning of the bone) and deterioration in its architecture, causing susceptibility to fracture.