Osteoporosis is a disease which affects bone density and quality. It increases the risk of fracture and results in weakness of the skeleton.
Not An "Old Women's Disease"
The ‘silent epidemic’ as the patient usually doesn’t experience any visible symptoms until they fracture a bone. There are also misperceptions that osteoporosis is an “old woman’s disease”, when in fact, bone loss in women can start around 25, and studies have shown that roughly one in five men are affected