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The word osteoporosis literally translates to “porous bones.” In fact, on x-rays, healthy bones appear to be white while bones affected by osteoporosis show up as spotty looking and almost see-through. Yet, osteoporosis is considered a “silent” disease, meaning it develops slowly over many years without causing pain or other symptoms. For some people, the first sign of osteoporosis comes …

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Don’t fall victim to osteoporosis Most people think of osteoporosis as an old woman’s disease. Marked by hip fractures and the distinctive “dowager’s hump,” the statistics for osteoporosis are truly astounding. According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis affects one in three women and one in five men over the age of 50. And it just becomes more serious with …