According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis occurs due to bone density loss, but this doesn’t come with any signs or symptoms. The condition is responsible for over 2 million broken bones every year. Though some people lose height and posture as a result of osteoporosis, it sometimes takes years — or a bone fracture — to notice anything’s amiss. Older adults especially should make sure they’re getting enough vitamin D and calcium to prevent bone damage.
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