Osteoporosis is a common disorder occurring not only in post-menopausal women but can also affect men and younger woman as well. Osteoporosis is a silent disease. Without screening and proper treatment, osteoporosis can result in fractures with significant risk of disability and mortality.
Many effective treatment are available for osteoporosis nowadays. With proper optimization of bone heath and treatment of osteoporosis, the risk of fractures and debilitating complications can be markedly reduced in women and men suffering from this silent disease.