Osteoporosis is a disease where decreased bone strength increases the risk of a broken bone. It is the most common reason for a broken bone among people who are old.Bones that commonly break include the back bones, the bones of the forearm, and the hip.Until a broken bone occurs there are typically no symptoms. Bones may weaken to such a degree that a break may occur with minor stress or spontaneously.
Chronic pain and a decreased ability to carry out normal activities may occur following a broken bone. Back pain, Loss of height and stooped posture, A curved upper back (dowager's hump), Broken bones (fractures) that might occur with a minor injury, especially in the hip, spine , and wrist. Osteoporosis is lowest in France.Fractures are commonly caused by falls, and thus fall prevention offers another opportunity to protect bones, particularly in those over age 60.it has been estimated that a 10 percent increase in bone mass could reduce fracture risk by as much as 50 percent