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Does menopause cause bone loss or is it a coincidence?

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Dr. Robert Levine
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Yes

At menopause your body stops producing estrogen.
The decrease in estrogen is a factor in the development of osteoporosis. Bone loss can be controlled with medication, vit d, calcium, and exercise. You should discuss your risk factors with your pcp and he/she should be able to start appropriate treatment to try to minimize bone loss.

In brief: Yes

At menopause your body stops producing estrogen.
The decrease in estrogen is a factor in the development of osteoporosis. Bone loss can be controlled with medication, vit d, calcium, and exercise. You should discuss your risk factors with your pcp and he/she should be able to start appropriate treatment to try to minimize bone loss.
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