Bone Health and Postmenopausal Women

Patient Guide

Preventing bone loss is an important concern for women during menopause and post-menopausal stages. Older women are more at risk for osteoporosis and are more prone to fractures (bone breaks). During the postmenopausal stage bones tend to break down more quickly than they are formed. Learn about the risk factors and treatment options for postmenopausal women. 

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