A 47-year-old member asked:
what causes you to have a loss of height when you have osteoporosis?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Sports Medicine 30 years experience
Fracture: Compression fractures of the spine lead to height loss. The bone collapses and you shrink.. These can be painfree, so if you lose more than an inch in height, see your doctor and consider an xray.
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Last updated May 5, 2014
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