Osteoporosis For Dummies
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When you have osteoporosis (a skeletal disorder where your bones become porous and weak), you have increased chances of sustaining bone fractures. But which bones are most commonly broken, and how long do they take to mend? You can lessen your chances of breaking bones by knowing how to prevent falls.

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Carolyn Riester O'Connor, MD, is certified in bone densitometry and is a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology. Sharon Perkins, RN, is the coauthor of Breastfeeding For Dummies and Fertility For Dummies.

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