World Osteoporosis Day 2021

World Osteoporosis Day 2021

World Osteoporosis Day is celebrated on 20th October every year worldwide. The day is important to understand the risk associated with the disease and make people aware about it.


Osteoporosis is a disease of bones that develops when the structure and quality of bone change, which in turn leads to depletion of bone health further resulting in bone fractures. There are no symptoms as such for the detection of the disease until one breaks a bone. In osteoporosis, fractures mostly occur in the bones of the hip, vertebrae in the spine and wrist.

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The disease can occur at any age; mostly one is at risk as they get older. To diagnose osteoporosis, a test that measures bone mineral density (BMD) in a specific area of the bone, usually your spine and hip is performed.


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