Osteoporosis is where the amount of bone tissue in the body is below what is normal for a person, taking into account their sex and age. Find symptoms, causes plus diagnosis and treatment information listed here. Put simply, osteoporosis causes weaker bones, increasing the likelihood of a fracture. Osteoporosis on its own does not cause symptoms unless it is caused by a bone fracture, osteoporosis is not a painful condition, nor is it a type of arthritis.
A comprehensive look at osteoporosis from the Guardian online newspaper with tratment details and up to date research news.
An introduction to osteoporosis with facts, prevention details, diagnosis and causes supplied by the NHS.
Straight talking facts, advice and information about osteoporosis with a host of facts, treatment details and medication suggestions.
Explains the risks of osteoporosis, how common it is along with the symptoms and how it is diagnosed.