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who is at risk

Postmenopausal women with any of the following factors may be at increased risk for developing osteoporosis*:

Women who:

  • are Caucasian or Asian
  • are thin or have a small build
  • have a family history of osteoporosis
  • underwent early menopause (before age 45)
  • are smokers
  • are inactive
  • are chronic users of medications such as steroids, excessive thyroid hormone and certain anticonvulsants
  • consume excessive alcohol

* Women with none of the above risk factors can still develop osteoporosis.


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