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Weight loss and Osteoporosis [World Osteoporosis Day 2011 Special]

  By posted Oct 20th 2011
Weight Loss

Defined as the thinning of bone tissue and loss of bone density over time, Osteoporosis usually occurs in old age but it can also occur in any age group. It can occur due to lack of physical activity, hormonal changes, metabolic bone diseases such as Hypothyroidism, and Hyperparathyroidism, and lack of vitamin D and calcium in your body. Today, Dr. Raju Vaishya, President, Arthritis Care Foundation & Sr Consultant Orthopedic & Joint Replacement Surgeon at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi answers a list of FAQs on weight loss and osteoporosis. *Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images

 

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