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1. The Basics of Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition characterized by a thinning of the bones and a loss of bone density. Most common in the elderly and women over the age of 50, osteoporosis occurs in people whose bodies lose the ability to properly replenish the skeletal system, either through malnutrition or various health complications. When new bone tissues aren't produced at the correct rate, then existing bone tissues become thin and brittle. People who have osteoporosis are extremely vulnerable to broken bones, even from taking wrong steps or suffering from minor falls. Back pain, hip pain and pelvic pai...

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