What is Osteoporosis?

/What is Osteoporosis?

What is Osteoporosis?

Quite simply put, Osteoporosis is a skeletal disorder characterized by compromised bone strength predisposing to an increased risk of fracture. According to the WHO, osteoporosis is defined in terms of bone density measurement on a DEXA Scan as a bone mass of more than 2.5 standard deviations (SD) below that of healthy premenopausal adult females, (called the T-score).

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