Osteoporosis is a disease that causes a thinning, weakening of bones and can result in vertebral fractures (also with simple falls or even only with a sneeze or a cough!), deformity and even death.
The osteoporosis diagnosis is not simple. When there is a fracture or bone problems, people think often a general back pain, muscle strain or soft tissue injury, or also a common part of aging, but rarely they think that the cause can be the osteoporosis.
Osteoporosis is a very common disease, in U.S.A. , for example, there are about 10 million people sick and 80% of them are women. One in two women, in life, has a fracture caused by osteoporosis! But this disease can be treat and prevent!.
This web site is completely dedicated to osteoporosis. We will help you understand what is osteoporosis, what are the symptoms, causes, methods of diagnosis and treatment options. Finally we will give you some tips to prevent it.