Published in Women's Health Weekly, June 5th, 2003
Although bone-protecting agents are not needed for everyone, women should be aware of the long-term risks of osteoporosis and take the appropriate steps to prevention and treatment.
"Postmenopausal women are at risk of developing osteoporosis because they no longer produce bone-protecting estrogen," said rheumatologist Robin Dore. "Women lose bone mass after menopause, some gradually and some at an accelerated rate. Since...
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