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Don’t Believe These 10 Myths About Osteoporosis

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Calcium and vitamin D supplements with milk and cheese in background.
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Myth: Low calcium causes osteoporosis


healthy older couple walking in park
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Myth: Osteoporosis is just part of old age


Broken leg up on ottoman.
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Myth: Everyone with osteoporosis has at least one bone fracture


Doctor explaining results of bone scan and what osteopenia is.
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Myth: If you have osteopenia, it’s only a matter of time until you develop osteoporosis


Male patient getting set up for bone scan.
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Myth: Osteoporosis is a women’s disease


Senoir couple enjoying life.
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Myth: Osteoporosis only occurs in the elderly


One pill a day set up in pill box.
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Myth: After a diagnosis of osteoporosis, the only treatment is a pill


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Myth: Osteoporosis is only a problem in the United States


X-ray of severely fractured forearm.
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Myth: There are no signs of osteoporosis until you reach the point of fracture


Drinking milk for bone health at all stages of life
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Eileen Bailey is an award-winning author of six books on health and parenting topics and freelance writer specializing in health topics including ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer. Her wish is to provide readers with relevant and practical information on health conditions to help them make informed decisions regarding their health care.