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What are some eventual problems with osteoporosis that can hurt in the long run?

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In brief: Fractures

Osteoporosis can lead to fractures, especially of the spine or hip.
Vertebral fractures lead to pain, loss of height, and decrease in mobility. Hip fractures may require surgery and hospitalization that can lead to complications like pulmonary embolism, loss of independent living, and even death.

In brief: Fractures

Osteoporosis can lead to fractures, especially of the spine or hip.
Vertebral fractures lead to pain, loss of height, and decrease in mobility. Hip fractures may require surgery and hospitalization that can lead to complications like pulmonary embolism, loss of independent living, and even death.
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Dr. Arthur Mandelin
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Fracture

The main risk of osteoporosis is that the bones will break too easily.

In brief: Fracture

The main risk of osteoporosis is that the bones will break too easily.
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