Osteoporosis is a disease that causes very weak bones that break easily. Women are five times more likely to get osteoporosis than men. There is no cure, but there are lifestyle changes you can make to slow it down and medications you can take to build bones. (Previous item number: 628Y)
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration, Office of Women's Health
Publication ID: 5968
Item number: 5968
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