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Is osteoarthritis and osteoporosis something only women get?

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No: Both are common in men also. Osteoporosis will affect woman at a younger age on the average.

Answered 2/26/2014

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No: Absolutely not. It is well known that osteoarthritis affects both men and women. What is less known is that osteoporosis also affects men. Post menopausal women have become the face of osteoporosis. But men also need to be monitored.

Answered 4/23/2016

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